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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 – tamping schemes


Enhancements, remodelling, greenfield

Track Structure

Track componentry (in liaison with manufacturers)

Switches and Crossings (S&C)

Gauging and Clearances

Track Drainage

Level Crossings




Wheel-Rail Interface studies

Track Noise & 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


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

Related Projects

Wales and Borders Gauging

BWB have been appointed to undertake the surveys and option selection for the gauging workstream of the new Class 197 rolling stock within the Wales and Borders region. BWB will be undertaking the fo...

Key contacts: Neil Jackson Andrew Davies

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Snaefell Mountain Railway Depot - Renewals

BWB was appointed as the multi-disciplined designer by the Isle of Man Railways to produce a track renewal scheme and construction package for the re-design and renewal of the Switches and Crossings (...

Key contacts: Stefan Zalega Andrew Davies

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JNet Light Rail Green Line and Red Line Extension

BWB were appointed by Shapir Civil & Marine Engineering Ltd to undertake the track for the J-NET Jerusalem Light Rail Project. A Joint Venture consortium of CAF and Shapir won the $2billion contract t...

Key contacts: Andrew Davies Stefan Zalega

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Dollands Moor Rail Freight Yard and Modalohr Station

BWB's Client, Rendel were appointed by Eurotunnel as the Principal Contractor to design & construct a new Modalohr Station within Dollands Moor Depot in order to provide additional capacity for the l...

Key contacts: Paul Robilliard

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Strategic Rail Freight Interchange - East Midlands Gateway

East Midlands Gateway Strategic Rail Freight Interchange delivers 6 million sq. ft. of rail and road served warehousing, creating up to 7000 jobs. The scope includes extensive highway works including ...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

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Strategic Rail Freight Terminal - iPort, Doncaster

BWB provided a fully integrated civil and structural design for the rail terminal.

BWB delivered the engineering design services for the building foundation and superstructure and all e...

Key contacts: Bouziane Boukhateb

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Nottingham Express Transit Phase 2

BWB played a key role in Nottingham's NET Phase 2 tram extension, delivering transport, traffic signal and infrastructure design services. The £570m scheme has extended the lines to Chilwell and Clif...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

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Job Title: Service Director - Rail Track


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