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Global Rail Australia Pty Ltd is part of the Global Infrastructure Group and is a leading Australian provider of design, construct and commission services for clients across a wide range of engineering and infrastructure industries

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20 Aug 2019

Further Investment for Global Rail Australia’s Track Construction Division

We are delighted to announce Global Rail Australia’s Track Construction Division has seen further significant investment in its management, resources, plant and equipment.

The company, which specialises in aluminothermic welding, track construction and maintenance, including the delivery of safe working services, inspection and track handback, has recently acquired three hi-rail welding vehicles, which have now been been fully fitted out and prepared in readiness for its Railtech and Thermit welding teams. They have also purchased new rail welding plant.

All of Global Rail Australia’s welding vehicles are now fully accredited to work on the MTM, VLine and ARTC rail networks and the company expects to see all of these being deployed from August 2019.

Global Rail Australia’s rail welders are qualified in all aspects of track welding and are fully compliant to work on all rail networks across Australia. Below is a list of its welding capabilities:

  • Thermit And Railtech Welding
  • Flash Butt Welding
  • Groove Rail (Tram rail)
  • De- Stressing Specialist Crews (Labour And Welding)
  • Arc Welding Teams
  • Crane Rail Welding

The Track Construction Division which is headed up by Richard Needham – Rail Manager and Casey Mitchell – Operations Manager – is beginning to reap the benefits of Global Rail Australia’s continued investment.

Track and Welding teams have recently been engaged by Laing O Rourke/MTM on a Year 3 Lease agreement, which will see our resources being deployed on the MTM Network.

Separately, we have also have agreed terms with MTM to support their Maintenance Division.

The continued rollout of the Track Construction Division will see engagement with all Tier 1 Main Contractors and Railway Operating Companies over the coming months.

Global Rail Australia’s detailed understanding of track construction maintenance and renewals has been derived from years of experience and its in-house expertise covers every aspect of track construction maintenance and renewals from component exchange through to major re-railing activities.

Its in-house specialist teams have successfully delivered individual projects for a vast range of clients, providing bespoke solutions to meet their requirements. Services include:

  • Heavy and light rail construction
  • Turnout construction and installation
  • Track reconditioning
  • Track welding
  • Tie renewal
  • Track formation
  • UTX installation
  • Track maintenance
  • Rail defects
  • Track resource supply

Global Rail Australia also provide a 24/7 emergency response service for all track construction works.

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