Rail Plant

Balfour Beatty offers unrivalled expertise in rail plant covering the complete range of track maintenance, track support and engineering activities.

Our expertise covers:

  • Track geometry services – covering a complete range of track maintenance, track support and engineering activities including tamping, ballast regulating and cleaning and ancillary services.
  • Specialist plant / high output – offering industry leading bespoke solutions for new track construction, heavy lifting expertise for installations of structures and track, high-output for electrification and track plus drainage and re-profiling.
  • Road rail plant and attachments – for use on long-term and short-term maintenance and renewal work.

We focus on delivering quality products and services tailored to meet our customers' unique needs.

 We collaborate closely with our customers through our dedicated innovations team, introducing new equipment and customised solutions that enhance safety and productivity.

Our 24-hour control centre service ensures real-time data logging from live sites, providing customers with activity reports upon request. We also offer a comprehensive 24-hour general maintenance service for all hired plant, which can be customised to meet specific requirements.


How do we maintain 350,000 miles of track in one autumn season?

From de-icing the tracks in the winter to weed spraying in the summer, our Multi-Purpose Vehicle contract provides a range of vital seasonal treatments on the rail network. Hear from our team at the Effingham depot to find out how we help to improve journeys for the travelling public across Kent, Sussex, and Wessex #ExpertEngineers