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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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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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30 Aug 2019
Global Rail Construction Secures Civil Works at Kettering

Railway Civil Engineering Contractor, Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL), has been awarded a sub-contract on behalf of Amey Plc at Kettering Station. Works include the management, procurement and installation of 5No x 260m long reinforced concrete siding walkways, including access ramps… Read more

23 Aug 2019
Great Western Electrification Project – Further Civils Works Award

UK Rail Infrastructure Contractor – Global Rail Construction Limited – is delighted to announce the award of a further civils sub-contract on behalf of UK Power Network Services (UKPNS), on the Great Western Electrification Project (GWEP). The project covers the… Read more

17 Jul 2019
GRCL completes Port of Felixstowe Capacity Upgrade

UK Rail Infrastructure Contractor, Global Rail Construction Limited, has successfully completed the Railway Electrification and Power (E&P) and Ancillary Civils, on the Felixstowe Capacity Upgrade Project between Ipswich and Felixstowe. The project was a rail infrastructure programme for Network Rail,… Read more

13 Jun 2019
Global Rail Construction Limited Awarded Richmond to Gunnersbury Civils Works

UK Rail Infrastructure Contractor, Global Rail Construction Limited, is delighted to confirm their award and subsequent mobilisation for the GRIP 6-8 TTS troughing installation works on the LUL Network between Richmond to Gunnersbury on behalf of BAM. Having already successfully… Read more

06 May 2019
Principal Contractor Global Rail Construction Successfully Completes Feltham Phase 1

We are delighted to announce the successful completion of our Feltham Phase 1 PC contract on behalf Network Rail. Click here to read the full project case study. Having commenced works in July 2017, our Rail South Project Team led… Read more

18 Apr 2019
Global Rail Construction Passes OHSAS 18001 Audit With Flying Colours

Global Rail Construction has successfully completed this year’s 3-day OHSAS 18001 [surveillance] audit of our Health and Safety management system. We are pleased to note that we did not receive any non-compliances. During the audit an opportunity for improvement (OFI)… Read more

14 Mar 2019
Global Rail Construction Secure E&P and Civils Works on Barking Riverside Extension

Global Rail Construction Limited are delighted to announce their award of the E&P and ancillary Civil Engineering works for the joint venture of Volker Fitzpatrick and Morgan Sindall (VFMS), who were successful with the award for the construction of the… Read more

07 Mar 2019
Global Rail Construction Welcome a New Apprentice Civil Engineer

Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL) are delighted to introduce our latest Apprentice, Charlie Rice, who joins our Global Family. Charlie will be based within our in-house design team where he will be taught by our experienced team of Draughtsman and… Read more

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