Keltbray Rail

020 7643 1000

Company overview

Keltbray is a leading provider of engineering services to the rail industry. Delivered by specialist teams, its rail infrastructure services encompass:

  • Track.
  • Power.
  • Electrification.
  • Civils.
  • Station structures.

Keltbray understands the challenges facing the rail sector, and strives to help clients improve reliability, boost capacity, and increase efficiency – all with a view to enhancing the passenger experience. Safety is key, and its services are delivered by trained and accredited teams, who work to the highest industry standards.

With its agile approach, culture of innovation, broad expertise, and impressive in-house capabilities, Kelbray is the partner of choice for major organisations – including HS2 Ltd and Crossrail.

Led by high-level experts, Keltbray’s specialist teams are at the cutting edge of their fields. This means they can help customers to meet challenges head-on, developing innovative, long-term solutions.

The company’s rail services include:


Keltbray has a track record of successfully delivering decommissioning and demolition projects in heavy industrial and highly regulated industries. Its team features:

  • Project managers.
  • Primavera planners.
  • Structural engineers.
  • Demolition engineers.
  • Explosives engineers.

These experienced professionals work closely with clients, developing safe, efficient solutions for decommissioning, disinvestment, and demolition projects.


Since 2014, Keltbray has received 56 industry awards for its demolition and civil engineering services. Today, the company helps public and private sector organisations to select the most appropriate deconstruction, demolition, and civil engineering solutions. Its unique self-delivery model brings clients peace of mind, guaranteeing the safest and most efficient outcomes.

Related services include: demolition, structural alternations, demolition and dismantling, bulk excavations and earthworks, civil engineering and enabling works, groundworks, pre-construction services, temporary works.


FORS Gold-accredited Keltbray offers a fully compliant 24/7, 365 logistics service.

The company’s Ultra Low Emission Zone-compliant fleet serves all its projects, moving everything from aggregates to contaminated soil, safely and efficiently.

Related services include: waste disposal, hook loader bin service, aggregate supplies, construction logistic planning advice and assistance with implementing plans by registered CLP practitioner, organising “exchanging places cycle safety events”.

International rail services 

Underpinned by a culture of safe working, Kelbray’s construction and infrastructure services cover the design and delivery of major projects.

The company has helped to deliver a range of significant and complex rail schemes, supporting clients like Great Western, Crossrail, and Sydney Metro. Today, customers benefit from its team’s impressive industry expertise, and invaluable knowledge of engineering governance.

Agile, flexible, and transparent, this team supports and advises clients throughout the project lifecycle.

Services include: Concept and strategic planning, systems engineering and safety assurance, project and programme management, project delivery, contract and commercial management, design and engineering consultancy, project delivery, project controls and risk management, safety and wellbeing management, stakeholder and communication consultation planning and management.

Occupational health

As an accredited Occupational Health Services Provider (OHSP), Keltbray helps clients to deliver health promotion campaigns and reduce sickness absence levels.

Services include: medicals, health surveillance, medicals, fitness for work, case management, drug and alcohol screening, and specialist services.

OLE and permanent way design consultancy 

Keltbray’s OLE and permanent way design services are provided by specialist design consultancy Wentworth House Rail Systems. Established eight years ago, it boasts a team of 32 experienced design professionals.

Services include: overhead line design, basic design, allocation design, system design, construction design, signal sighting, bonding plans, site surveys, condition surveys, assurance field engineering support, BIM, 3D modelling, heritage planning, traction bonding, competent CEM and CRE level staff, client side assurance.

Track and permanent way services 

Keltbray is helping to deliver some of the most significant rail infrastructure projects in the UK.

With practical experience, a design-led philosophy, and unwavering client focus, it supports these projects from commencement to completion.

Services include:

Overhead Line.
Design and installation.
Management and maintenance.
Project management.
Testing & commissioning.
Wiring units.
Permanent way construction.
Civil engineering.
Piling & foundations.
Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs).
Road Rail Vehicles (RRVs).
Surveys – intrusive and non-intrusive.

Rail plant 

The company is a market-leading supplier of on track piling plant, specialist electrification plant, and construction equipment, backing up its fleet up with full POS services.

Services include: rail plant, POS services, piling, and more.

Overhead line rail electrification

A specialist in overhead line construction, Keltbray provides project management services, engineering support, and installation, training, and commissioning. Working either as a principal contractor or alongside partners, it tailors its services to suit clients.