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Who we are

Global Rail Construction Ltd is a Principal Contractor and a leading UK provider of design and build services to clients in the rail and transportation sector.

Our Projects

Global Rail Construction has proven experience in delivering some of the most exciting projects across a diverse range of service sectors. Our in-house capabilities, our scale and our supply chain partnerships have allowed Global Rail Construction to deliver complex multi-disciplinary projects that make a positive difference to our clients, across the UK infrastructure industry that we serve.

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Barking Riverside Extension Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL) were awarded the E&P and Ancillary Civil Engineering works for the joint venture of Volker Fitzpatrick and Morgan Sindall (VFMS), as part of the construction of a new 4.5 km extension to the London Overground….. Read more
Felixstowe Capacity Upgrade Project The Felixstowe Capacity Upgrade Project was a rail infrastructure programme for Network Rail, which involved the double tracking of sections of Permanent Way – over approximately 20 Kilometres between North Ipswich and Felixstowe – to increase capacity for the main….. Read more
Feltham Resignalling Project Phase 1 Global Rail Construction Ltd (GRCL) delivered a compelling tender to Network Rail Infrastructure Projects (NR) and in early 2017, were awarded the Principal Contractors role for the Design and Construction of the full civil engineering scope of works for the….. Read more
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
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
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
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
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

Latest News

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06 Apr 2020
From the Board of The Global Infrastructure Group of Companies

In these extremely challenging times, both Ivan and I would like to share our heartfelt support and solidarity with you and your families. At Global, the health and safety of our worldwide colleagues, customers, partners and the communities in which… Read more

19 Mar 2020
ISO Update for UK and Ireland

Our Irish and UK businesses have successfully completed re-certification audits of their respective company Health, Safety and Quality Management systems. Both Global Rail Services Limited (Ireland) and Global Rail Construction Limited (UK) included a challenging migration audit from OHSAS 18001… Read more

18 Mar 2020
Global Rail Construction Limited UK Business Update

In these uncertain times, it is important that you know Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL) are open for business and have put in place all sensible measures to ensure we stay that way. We are actively monitoring the Coronavirus (Covid-19)… Read more

05 Mar 2020
Global Rail Construction Completes Civils Project at Three Bridges

Global Rail Construction has successfully completed its civils contract at Three Bridges. The work scope included: Core drilling and installation of a platform duct route Installation of GRP Fencing and a staging unit Supply and installation of Critical Rail Temperature… Read more

05 Mar 2020
Welling Rail Project Reaches Milestone

Global Rail Construction has successfully concluded its nine-day railway blockade and in doing so completed the supply and installation of a 200m long steel sheet piled cess wall, to stabilise the railway embankment at New Road, Welling. The team received… Read more

13 Feb 2020
Redhill Station – Thameslink Signal Sighting Limitations Project

Global Rail Construction Limited has successfully completed its railway civil and structural engineering scope of works at Redhill railway station for WS Atkins, which forms part of the Thameslink Programme Signal Sighting Limitations project. The work scope included the preparation… Read more

12 Feb 2020
GRCL Secures Steel Sheet Piling Contract for BAM

Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL), has secured a new railway civil engineering project at New Road, Welling on behalf of partner BAM. The project is located between St Johns and Crayford Creek on Network Rail’s South East Route rail infrastructure.… Read more

11 Feb 2020
Global Rail Construction Limited’s Design Team Picks Up Award

We are delighted to announce that Global Rail Construction Limited’s design team, have been awarded a contract with Alstom covering the GRIP 4 civils design for the Swinderby Resignalling Scheme. The design programme is now underway, with Scheme Plans and… Read more

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