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

Rail Australia


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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Selby Swing Bridge Global Rail Construction were selected by Siemens as design and build civil engineering contractor for a Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) that was required to cross under a Grade 2 listed building, the Great River Ouse, Ouse Road and the East….. Read more
Car Parks and Railway Platforms Frameworks Having commenced their first framework for Irish Rail back in 2006, Global Rail Services are now working on their third consecutive four-year railway agreement for both the construction of station car parks and platforms... Read more

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21 Oct 2016
Global Rail Services awarded Mac 2 enhancement / CCTV – PA upgrade works on behalf of Irish Rail

Global Rail Services has commenced works for Irish Rail to upgrade CCTV and PA Systems at Connolly Platforms 5,6 & 7 and Tara Street South Entrance and Platforms 1 & 2 The multi-disciplinary contractor has its own dedicated in-house Mechanical… Read more

20 Oct 2016
Simple as ABC for Global Rail Construction Ltd

UK Rail Infrastructure Contractor – Global Rail Construction Ltd (GRCL) - are pleased to confirm the award of their first project for the Alstom Babcock Costain (ABC) Electrification Ltd joint venture. The project at Barnt Green - part of the… Read more

14 Oct 2016
Railway accessibility works on track

Global Rail Services, the Irish infrastructure-contracting arm of the Global Infrastructure Group, are on track with their civil engineering and building works for Irish Rail. The major improvement works at three stations - on the Dublin to Rosslare lines at… Read more

13 Oct 2016
GRA Networks completes Newstalk project in Ireland

GRA Networks, the telecommunications specialist based in Ireland and Australia are pleased to annouce the successful completion of our antenna installation work on behalf of Newstalk Radio. The station which brings an exclusive talk based format sharing the best in… Read more

23 Sep 2016
Global Rail Construction to construct substations as part of major Reading rail upgrade

The UK arm of the Global Infrastructure Group - Global Rail Construction Ltd - is pleased to announce that it has secured the civils package associated with the construction on 2No Sub-Stations as part of the Reading 10-Car Upgrade works,… Read more

16 Sep 2016
Global Rail Construction and TfL continue their collaboration

Global Rail Construction Ltd, the UK rail infrastructure contractor, has secured Lot 4 on behalf of Transport for London (TfL), a contract which forms part of its five-year Station Works Improvement Programme (SWIP). The company is a principal contractor for… Read more

12 Sep 2016
Global Rail Construction appointed by Balfour Beatty on LUL Sub Surface Rail Project

Global Rail Construction Ltd. is delighted to announce the continuation of its ongoing partnership with Balfour Beatty Engineering Services, with the award of Package 5A, which forms part of the sub-surface rail line upgrade on behalf of Transport for London.… Read more

09 Sep 2016
UK rail business gains further Network Rail recognition

Global Rail Construction Ltd. has been awarded a second consecutive Network Rail Star Award for its exceptional approach to the management and control of health, safety, welfare and environmental practices at its sites on the Great Western Electrification Project (GWEP).… Read more