Railway Civil Engineering

Experts in delivering quality and competitive substructures and superstructures within the Railway environment

Our innovative techniques for the installation of substructures and superstructures, ensures that works are delivered in a cost effective, timely and safe manner.

As one of the leading UK suppliers in the industry, we specialise in the design and installation of foundations for trackside structures on the rail infrastructure.
We work directly with Network Rail through our Principal Contractors and Plant Operators licences and hold a wide array of specialist categories within link up approval for works in the rail environment.


We have the commitment, experience and ability to deliver services within the challenging rail environment and projects include:

  • Over Head Line Electrification (OLE)
  • Re-Signalling
  • Civil Engineering

Our Substructure Solutions include:

  • OLEMI Foundations
  • Steel Pin Foundations
  • Retaining Walls
  • Piling Open Bore and Driven
  • Station Platform Extensions
  • Track Bed Toolbox
  • Earthworks

Our Superstructure Solutions include:

  • Design and build
  • Signal gantry supply and erection
  • Cantilever structures

For a possession-driven environment, we offer a number of specialist solutions allowing foundations to be installed and, for some structures, allowing construction and commissioning to be completed in a single shift.

We have experience of providing innovative cost-effective design solutions including:

  • Railway trackside sub and superstructures
  • Infrastructure integrity surveys
  • Site surveys and investigations
  • Value engineering for Network rail station assets
  • Level crossings
  • Telecommunications platforms and mast structures refurbishment schemes
  • Topographical surveys
  • Public footbridges
  • Signal electrification gantries

Our staff know the world of railways, the best practices’ and the safety critical issues involved in working on these often complex projects. Our research and development programmes ensure that we are always at the forefront of this rapidly changing industry, allowing us to respond proactively to the more challenging sites with bespoke techniques, plant and equipment.

Using our extensive experience and working collaboratively with our clients, it is always our aim to offer the most cost-effective and technically appropriate foundation solution for each site, using one or a combination of the piling techniques available allows us to produce schemes for all sites.


Our Rail team are here to answer your questions

Aspin are leaders in the Rail sector - we have a highly experienced team of operatives and consultants in place across 7 UK locations.