About us

The Global Infrastructure Group of companies consists of UK based Global Rail Construction Ltd, Irish based Global Rail Services Ltd, Australian based Global Rail Australia Pty Ltd and GRA Networks, a subsidiary operating in both Ireland and Australia. Read more

How we work

The Global Infrastructure Group directly employs more than 400 staff on projects in the UK, Ireland and Australia and plan for the future with a range of graduate schemes, internships and apprenticeships. Read more

Our activities

We provide a wide range of construction and engineering services to infrastructure sectors including rail and transport, telecoms, multi-utilities, power and communications. Read more

What we do

We have expansive experience within civil and structural, telecoms, signalling, mechanical and electrical engineering and offer both standalone services and a fully integrated solution to our clients. Read more

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Our Projects

The nature of our high-value services means we are involved in complex projects. These projects often require a combination of our activities and services in order to deliver the optimum result for our clients. Recognising that each industry and sector of activity has its own processes, we offer solutions specific to their needs.

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Accessibility Improvement Works Rail infrastructure contractor Global Rail Services was awarded accessibility works at three railway stations on behalf of Irish Rail in August 2016... Read more
Bayside Rail Project (BRP) – Caulfield Covered Walkways Project As part of Metro Trains Melbourne’s (MTM) on-going programme to improve the railway network, Global Rail Australia (Global Rail) was awarded the contract to deliver the installation of the new covered walkway structures at Caulfield Railway Station... Read more
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Feltham Resignalling Project Following previous successful contracts with Kier, Global Rail Construction Ltd (GRCL) again delivered a compelling tender and, in early 2016, was awarded the civil engineering scope of works for the Feltham Resignalling Project (Shepperton Branch)... Read more
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East Notts Modular Resignalling In April 2014, UK rail contractor Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL). fought off stiff competition to be awarded the design and construction of the civil engineering scope of works (Grip 5-8), for the East Notts Modular Resignalling scheme on behalf….. Read more
Maintaining Our Railway Network (MORN) – Platform Shelter Project As part of Metro Trains Melbourne on-going program to improve the railway network, Global Rail Australia were initially awarded a contract to install 10No platform shelters of various sizes across the metro networks metropolitan stations... Read more
Single Radio Access Network Upgrade for Vodafone Ireland GRA Networks were selected by global telecoms and software giant LCC in March 2015, as a result of their compelling offering to provide a fully project managed service, creating a delivery solution for the modification of the existing single radio….. Read more
Automatic Selective Door Operation (ASDO) Project Following Global Rail Construction’s notable success in securing a Principal Contractors licence, its signalling division was invited to provide the most advantageous offer to fully manage a project on Network Rail’s (NR) Wessex route... Read more
Station Works – Design and Construct Global Rail Australia successfully secured by competitive tender the design and construction of platform upgrade works at both Wangaratta and Benalla stations by V/Line – the government-owned corporation that operates the regional passenger train and coach services in Victoria, Australia... Read more

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Global Rail Construction Limited opens its new Derby office
19 Feb 2018
Global Rail Construction Limited opens its new Derby office

Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL) has opened an office in Derby to facilitate a new core business offering around the supply of labour, which has been featured in RailStaff Magazine. The new strategically placed office will be used to meet external client… Read more

Repairing Coastal Defences between Dublin and Rosslare
11 Dec 2017
Repairing Coastal Defences between Dublin and Rosslare

Global Rail Services has secured a further contract success with its latest contract award comprising Coastal Defence works for Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail). The overall objective of the project is to reinstate coastal protection elements adjacent to the Dublin ‐… Read more

CCTV Contract Success
05 Dec 2017
CCTV Contract Success For Global Rail Services in Ireland

Global Rail Services has been awarded a new contract with Irish Rail for the provision of CCTV for Permanent Way (Per Way) Compounds at Dundrum, Limerick and Nenagh. Irish Rail has sought to improve security at its facilities, due to… Read more

GRSL Awarded Listed Roof Renovation Works at Carlow Station
04 Dec 2017
GRSL Awarded Listed Roof Renovation Works at Carlow Station

GRSL has been awarded a heritage roof renovation project on behalf of Irish Rail at Carlow Station. Carlow is a historical and listed railway station built in 1848, which serves the town of Carlow and is a station on the… Read more

30 Nov 2017
Global Rail Services Secures Further Rail Accessibility Works

Global Rail Services – the Dublin based Railway Civil Engineering and M&E specialist – has secured two packages of accessibility works covering fourteen stations for Irish Rail. The Disability Act 2005 is a key part of the National Disability Strategy… Read more

31 Oct 2017
Global Rail Construction to support Siemens’ Static Var Compensator Assembly

Global Rail Construction (GRCL) is pleased to announce it has secured a multi-disciplinary design and build contract at Greenwich Generating Station, and will comprise the design and construction of housings and enclosures to support the static VAR compensator (SVC) assembly… Read more

GRA Networks Australia Complete Telecoms Project in New South Wales
03 Oct 2017
GRA Networks Australia Complete Telecoms Project in New South Wales

GRA Networks has completed its first telecommunications job in NSW, the site is located in Hat Head which is on the coast and is 5 hours north of Sydney. The work was completed on behalf of Huawei for Optus and… Read more

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08 Sep 2017
Global Rail Services announces third Irish Rail contract award in quick succession

Global Rail Services is delighted to announce it has been awarded another contract with Irish Rail as part of its Mechanical and Electrical framework agreement. The project specifically consists of works at Irish Rail’s Dublin Connolly Railway Station to upgrade the… Read more