Our reputation in the rail sector is second-to-none. We have become a trusted contractor for our clients working on some of the UK’s biggest rail infrastructure projects and we are an official London Underground Network contractor. Our Rail Division A Close Brothers specialism The Close Brothers Rail team brings unrivalled maintenance capability and experience, tailored to the specific needs of rail companies.

Our capabilities

A huge range of capabilities in Reactive and Planned maintenance, including rail-specific activities such as:

  • Bridge Painting
  • Investigative Survey Works
  • Offices, Workshops and Trains In Service
  • Station Modernisations
  • Vegetation Control and Fencing Works
  • Asbestos removal capabilities.

Our advanced management, safety and compliance systems let us undertake the safe removal of asbestos even in the most challenging environments.

Our systems

We complement these core capabilities with smart technology that has proved invaluable in difficult environments like the Underground. This technology gives us an edge in everything we do. You can expect complete on-line access, real-time status alerts and reports, digital images and video. We even provide the accreditation and training details of the operatives working on your projects. Put simply our technology keeps you in control. We can be your one-stop shop for all planned and reactive activities. We can do it all or complement your current capabilities. We offer a complete asset and job management service as well, leaving you to stay on top of the most far-flung outposts and the most important projects, even from your Blackberry, Android or iPhone. In short, we bring unrivalled breadth, flexibility and manageability to maintenance for rail operators. If you need an efficient, smart cost-effective maintenance service that won’t let you down, Close Brothers can provide it. Why not give us a call to see how our price and service stacks up? If you would like to talk to us about any aspect of our service please call us or use the live chat service. We would be very pleased to talk to you and offer advice should you require it.