Rail Engineering and Design

The demand for rail continues to grow year on year and subsequently, the expectations from passengers are also increasing whether it be reliability, faster journey times, safety or flexibility. This, along with social, economic, exclusive, technological and environmental changes, is likely to provide the backdrop for the rail sector for the next two decades.  

Capita Real estate and infrastructure is one of the leading UK rail engineering and design specialist consultancies, providing multi-disciplinary services from planning to detailed design and construction support for light, heavy, and high-speed rail.  

We have a diverse skills and expertise in house offering multi-disciplinary services throughout the UK. Our highly competent and highly qualified design engineers are delivering some of the most complex and challenging rail engineering projects in recent times.  

Working collaboratively with our clients and stakeholders, we have a proven track record in challenging the norm and thinking latterly to develop versatile engineering design solutions which bring significant costs savings to our clients throughout the lifecycle of the project.  

We have a proven track record of successfully working in partnership with both public and private sector clients, operating in a collaborative environment that fosters innovation to develop lasting, sustainable, safe and value for money design solutions.

Our leading technical experts are well known and respected in the industry in their respective specialist fields. They are well versed with the current design standards, working in a multi-disciplinary environment and ensuring that design solutions are fully integrated from the very beginning of a project.     

We have the people, diverse skills, experience, and national coverage to meet the needs and challenges of our clients. Our staff are integrated into the local fabric, allowing them to understand the issues and risks and formulating solutions that benefit the rail customer.  

Our core service offering is agile, scalable, and adaptable. We customise all our services to meet the needs of our clients, the specific nature of their projects, covering the following disciplines: 

  • Asset management  
  • Topographical survey 
  • Building surveying 
  • Rail Planning & Advisory 
  • Civil & Structures design 
  • Bridges design 
  • Permanent Way engineering 
  • Telecommunications 
  • Architecture & Design 
  • Signalling infrastructure 
  • Mechanical & Electrical 
  • Traction Power & Electrification Infrastructure  
  • Technology Solutions  
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM) 
  • Geo-Environmental & Geotechnical Engineering  
  • Environment & Ecology Services  
  • Earthworks & Drainage  
  • Health & Safety / CDM Principal Designer  
  • Sustainability 
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