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

Latest News

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15 Jul 2016
Global Rail Construction Ltd Awarded Network Rail Principal Contractor’s Licence

Global Rail Construction Ltd (GRCL) has been awarded a full status Network Rail Principal Contractor Licence - a key milestone for the UK railway infrastructure and systems contractor. This licence provides the company with the opportunity to act directly as… Read more

11 Jul 2016
Rail Engineer feature underlines Global Infrastructure Group’s excellence in innovation

Global Infrastructure Group gained valuable press coverage this month through a double page spread in the July edition of Rail Engineer. The article leads on the way railway infrastructure providers must employ innovation to add value for their clients, citing… Read more

11 Jul 2016
GRA Networks is sending out the right signals by improving network coverage at one of Ireland’s top Hotel’s

Lough Rynn Castle is one of Ireland’s most luxurious castle hotels, set on the shore of Lough Rynn, surrounded by over 300 acres of breath-taking scenery. Trip Advisor reviews boast of it being a ‘hidden gem’ but the only drawback… Read more

02 Jun 2016
Global Rail Australia secure Melbourne Tram Network Agreement with Yarra Trams

Global Rail Australia, have recently been appointed as Framework Contractor for construction services on behalf of Yarra Trams, Melbourne. The contract, which covers the largest operating tram network in the world, with over 250 kilometers of double track and 1763… Read more

31 May 2016
Safety Coach Initiative shortlisted for National Rail Award

Global Rail Construction's Safety Coach Initiative – has been shortlisted by a panel of experts for the National Rail Safety Award. As one of the most important National Rail Award categories, safety has always been high on both public and… Read more

25 May 2016
Global Rail Australia complete Lethbridge Rail Bridge superstructure replacement works

Having successfully secured the contract on behalf of regional train operator V-Line in August, to fabricate and install a new bridge superstructure in Victoria, Global Rail Australia completed the bridge installation works during a major railway occupation over a weekend… Read more