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Metro and light rail systems

With extensive experience of working on high profile projects for most of the UK's light rail and tram operators, VolkerRail is recognised as a market leader for the provision of and services to the light rail sector.

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Over the last 20 years we have been involved in a large variety of projects from annual maintenance and small project renewals to large joint venture projects which have transformed cities, as well as creating the UK’s largest tram network,

With a proud heritage, our specialist teams continue to offer high quality track construction, maintenance and renewals to a wide range of clients including:

  • Croydon
  • Docklands Light Railway
  • Glasgow Underground
  • Manchester Metrolink
  • Midland Metro
  • Nexus
  • Nottingham Express Transit
  • Sheffield Supertram

We have the ability to adapt our offerings, for various bespoke systems, using varying track forms including embedded sleepers, full depth shoulder, shallow depth shoulder in bituminous road type, direct fix and ballast track forms.

Our in-house capability also includes a fleet of access, renewal and maintenance machines, which have been tailored to the requirements of urban rail infrastructure.