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.

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.

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.

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.

Rail Construction

Rail Services

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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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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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Balcombe Bi-directional Signalling Scheme – 650v power works Global Rail Construction were selected by Kier as E&P contractor for the installation of the new 650v power supplies and also the 400v power domestic supplies for the Balcombe to Copyhold Signalling Supply upgrade project on Network Rail’s VTB lines... Read more
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Framework for Maintenance and Replacement of Mechanical and Electrical Systems Global Rail Services secured a four-year framework with Irish Rail to provide maintenance and renewal, of the mechanical and electrical systems and services at 400No railway stations throughout Ireland... Read more

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25 Aug 2016
Global Rail Services awarded prestigious Dublin Light Rail Scheme

Global Rail Services Ltd. – part of the Global Rail Infrastructure Group – has just been awarded the Luas Light Rail Cross City BXD Signalling, Electrical and Telecoms package on behalf of Efacec Portugal. Luas Cross City is a new… Read more

19 Aug 2016
GRA Networks installs new communications mast for Irish Defence Forces

GRA Networks has announced its appointment as the preferred supplier of construction services for Kona, on behalf of the Irish Defence Forces. GRA was appointed to install a new mast at Renmore Barracks, Galway, after the previous 65m lattice mast… Read more

17 Aug 2016
Global Rail Australia selected to work on A$100m Bayside Rail Project

The Bayside Rail Project (BRP) is the A$100m upgrade of the 42.7km Frankston railway line connecting Melbourne city centre with the south-eastern suburban city of Frankston. As part of the BRP, improvements are required at Caulfield Railway Station which include… Read more

16 Aug 2016
GRA Networks supplies wind farm’s communications requirements

GRA Networks has completed the installation of a meteorological mast at a wind farm in Tievenameenta, County Tyrone. The wind farm was built by civils contractor Roadbridge in 2015. Following its construction, a 65-metre mast was required on site. GRA… Read more

14 Aug 2016
GRA Networks completes mobile communications project in North Dublin

GRA Networks is completing a project to reroute traffic and decommission transmission links for mobile communications company, 3. In 2015, 3 failed to regain planning permission for the SDH monopole in Glasnevin, Dublin, after the local authority called for its… Read more

04 Aug 2016
Global Rail Construction awarded Network Rail Star Award

Global Rail Construction Limited has been awarded the Network Rail Star Award for their work sites on the Great Western Electrification Project with an impressive score of 91.6%. Network Rail’s STAR award programme recognises and rewards sites, work groups or… Read more