Rail Track Design

Our experienced track design team are capable of delivering permanent way solutions for light rail, passenger network and private freight infrastructure projects.

We do not work on Network Rail frameworks and so are fully independent from the regulatory authorities and are able to deliver the best value driven solutions for our Clients.

We are agile and capable. Our work encompasses minor upgrade projects to mega new build projects in the UK, Israel and Australia.


Track Alignment /Maintenance and tamping schemes /Renewals /Enhancements, remodelling, greenfield /Track Structure /Track componentry (in liaison with manufacturers) /Switches and Crossings (S and C) /Gauging and Clearances /Track Drainage /Level Crossings /Platforms.


Wheel-Rail Interface studies /Track Noise and Vibration studies /Independent checking and auditing /Network Rail Assurance roles: CEM, DPE, CRE-Track, PE-Track /Rail stressing schemes /Track standards writing /Multi-disciplinary engineering integration /CAD and BIM /Technical Experts /Project definition and feasibility studies.


Planning, resourcing and programme management (P6, MS Project etc.) /Quantitative based risk analyses and mitigation proposals /Technical contract and requirements management /Procurement/BOQs/Cost estimates (quantity surveying) /Document/Drawing Control systems /Testing and Commissioning /Client and stakeholder management.


Track visual survey, scoping and asset inspection /Topographical rail surveys (through BWB survey team*) /Tunnel and platform gauging /Switches & Crossing inspections /Factory Acceptance Tests for track products (rails, sleepers, fastenings etc) /Track installation engineering supervision.


Name: Andrew Davies
Job Title: Service Director - Rail Track

E: andrew.davies@bwbconsulting.com

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Name: Stefan Zalega
Job Title: Executive Director - Rail and International

E: stefan.zalega@bwb-consulting.com

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