Working on the rail networks

As holders of a Network Rail Principal Contractors Licence (PCL), our Rail division is expertly placed to deliver large-scale and complex on and off track geotechnical solutions.

Whether it’s ground investigation (GI) using our award winning VE-MOG road rail drilling unit, or Circular Hollow Section (CHS) piling utilising our MOVAX and BSP Impact Hammers, we have the expertise, and versatile fleet to deliver successful projects on time and to budget within the rail sector.

Van Elle Rail delivers outstanding results for our customers on civil, construction, building and infrastructure projects throughout the UK’s rail network. We offer a complete end-to end service across piling, foundation, civil engineering and embankment stabilisation solutions.

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On and off track capability

 Having the UK’s largest fleet of piling rigs for both on and off track works make us ideally suited for the railway environment.

Our knowledge, skill and experience makes us the perfect partner for your next railway infrastructure project.

Services we can deliver both on/off track include:

  • Ground investigation
  • Design
  • Steel tubular piles – Circular hollow section (CHS)
  • Bored concrete piles
  • Sheet piles
  • Anchors and soil nails
  • Precast concrete
  • King post piles/UC Sections
  • Drilled piles (Elemex/Superjaws)
  • Track bed stabilisation (TBS)
  • Platform works
  • Overhead line equipment (OLE)
  • Structure supply and installation
  • Plant hire
  • Sectional flight auger (SFA)
  • Continuous flight auger (CFA)
  • Civils packages
  • Training

Emergency Works (24 hr)

Our Rail Division is ready to respond to emergencies 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, 365 days of the year. Through our on-call system we can respond quickly to incidents anywhere throughout the UK.

Our extensive RRV fleet, transport division and design capability enables us to respond and mobilise quickly to your needs, anywhere in the country.

Rail 24/7 call out: (0)1773 814 320

Some of the services provide:

  • Sheet piling for embankment slippages
  • Excavation and materials handling
  • Provision of safety critical staff
  • King post wall installation
  • CHS Piles for structures
  • Installation of structures and heavy lifting

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