Multi-disciplinary railway capability

McNicholas offers a multi-disciplinary railway capability with a proven track record of delivering safely, on time and within budget.

Core services

Our rail expertise encompasses design, project management, communications, heavy power, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical services, lineside structures, routeworks, cabling and level crossing improvements.

We have a broad client base in the railway industry including Network Rail, London Underground and Tubelines and Crossrail. We also undertake specialist works for other major rail contractors, including light rail.


A major force in the sector

We are also on Network Rail’s framework for its Fixed Telecom Network/Global System for Mobile Communications worth £25 million a year. As a Tier 1 contractor with Crossrail, we have delivered a range of enabling works on one of the most significant infrastructure projects in the UK.

Appointment to these frameworks reinforces our reputation as a major force in the sector nationally, providing innovative solutions to meet the requirements of today’s expanding network.

Driving value engineering and innovation

We hold a Network Rail approved Principal Contractor’s Licence, Rail Plant Operating Company Licence and full Link-Up accreditation, allowing us to undertake all types of operational rail works.

Our in-house design team provide a full turnkey civil and structural service along with a specialist electrical design capability. All this minimises project interfaces and drives value engineering and innovation through every project from the outset.

Coupling this design capability with an understanding of buildability, project management and our railway infrastructure experience enables us to deliver robust, reliable construction solutions.

Awards and Accreditations

In Rail McNicholas has achieved the following awards and accreditations