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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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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09 Dec 2016
Irish Rail accessibility works on track for Global Rail Services

Rail infrastructure contractor Global Rail Services, is progressing well with accessibility works at three railway stations on behalf of Irish Rail, having been awarded the project in August 2016. Customers at Rathdrum, Mullinger and Leixlip Louisa Bridge Stations will soon… Read more

01 Dec 2016
Global Rail Construction hits the headlines

We are delighted to report that much of our great project work has been summarised as part of a double page spread in December’s edition of Rail Engineer magazine. Global Rail Construction Ltd. (GRCL) is part of the Global Infrastructure… Read more

30 Nov 2016
Distinction for Global Rail Services at Irish Safety Awards

Global Rail Services is delighted to announce a second consecutive award of distinction for its positive impact to health, safety and wellbeing practices from the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO). The National Irish Safety Organisation Limited (NISO) was set up… Read more

30 Nov 2016
Phoenix Park Tunnel contract successfully completed by Global Rail Services

Irish Rail Infrastructure Contractor, Global Rail Services Ltd. (GRSL), has successfully completed its project works on behalf of Irish Rail. The large multi-disciplinary project – which was commissioned by the National Transport Authority – was part of providing a fourth… Read more

28 Nov 2016
Global Rail Australia’s takes great pride in new contract with MTM

Global Rail Australia has been awarded a new contract with Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) which involves the upgrade of the remote public address (RPA) systems on the Broadmeadows line as part of the PRIDE Local Hardware Upgrade Project. PRIDE (Passenger… Read more

03 Nov 2016
Global Rail Australia Powering Forward On Bayside Rail Project

Global Rail Australia Pty Ltd. is moving though the gears, as the company works towards final completion of its contract at Caulfield Railway Station on behalf of MTM. The project, which is being cleverly phased in two sections, so as… Read more

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