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Hughes Engineering & Support Services (Hughes-ESS) is one of the newest and undoubtedly the most exciting rail company, to have recently qualified by audit, through RISQS.
Hughes-ESS, has been formed to bridge the gap in the services provided by most traditional suppliers. In our view, this gap can be met by providing a comprehensive end to end solution, specialising in the rectification of poor track quality and heavy maintenance sites,  usually where the requirements for repair is too big for ‘maintenance’ to manage, or too small to justify the renewals of the site.  Our specialism is complex track failures and the company takes pride in repairing sites that many  maintainers or contractors would rather avoid.   
Based in Hampshire and ideally situated to provide services to London, The South East, The South, The South West and Wales.

The management team is made up of handpicked experienced railway engineers, who have demonstrated to us they have the exceptional track quality techniques, whilst maintaining  safety  and professionalism, throughout the delivery of the work to all our clients.

The Managing Director has 35 years of senior railway experience behind him, with a verifiable history of outstanding quality of work for many organisations, inluding British Rail, Amey, Network Rail, London Underground & Metro Trains, Melbourne.  He has also worked for large railway recruitment companies, holding senior management roles, and has amassed a wealth of plaudits in the industry.

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Our Services

We provide a wide range of professional services to meet your needs.
We are fully committed to deliver high quality, cost effective solutions to all programmes of work.

Turn Key Service - Track Quality Resolutions

A complete track quality service, focused on the rectification of ESR/TSR, poor 1/8th Mile and life expired S&C units
A Turnkey Service dedicated to track quality, using our proven formula of back to back delivery

General Railway Services

Switch & Crossing and Plain Line Renewals
High accuracy track construction
Bridge Deck Repairs

Rail & Construction Labour Supply

Safety Critical Grades
Crane Controller
Hand Back Engineers
Technical officers

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