Principal Contractor Licence (PCL)

”The award of the Principal Contractor Licence (PCL) is a significant milestone for RSS Infrastructure, demonstrating our commitment and expertise in managing and coordinating rail infrastructure works safely and efficiently. This rigorous assessment process is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff to ensure we remain at the forefront of the rail industry.”

Sean Harrison, Managing Director

Principal contractor for rail infrastructure projects

RSS Infrastructure (RSSI) is a multi-disciplinary service provider to the infrastructure sector. With extensive experience and expertise in the rail industry, we are well-equipped to handle various projects and provide comprehensive services to our clients. Our rail operations capability and holding a Principal Contractor Licence (PCL) means we can support Network Rail, rail depots and Tier 1 contractors with their requirements.

Focusing on Safety

RSSI is highly respected and trusted, having built strong relationships with clients and stakeholders in the rail industry and other sectors. Committed to delivering the highest quality services, we ensure the safety and wellbeing of all workers and the general public.

Our Commitment to Quality

RSSI has an established track record in providing high-quality, safe and efficient work on rail infrastructure projects. Holding a PCL allows us to take on the role of principal contractor for rail infrastructure projects and responsibility for managing and coordinating any project and ensuring that all work is done safely and efficiently.

Accreditations and Certifications

In addition to its PCL, RSSI also holds various accreditations and certifications, such as ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 14001 (environmental management) and ISO 45001 (occupational health and safety). These accreditations demonstrate our commitment to excellence with the highest performance standards.

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Please contact us if you want more information about how RSSI can assist your rail infrastructure project. Our experienced professionals will be ready to answer any questions about our services or how we can help you achieve your goals.

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“RSSI personnel who were involved with the works at Northam had to work through some of the worst weather conditions I have seen and continued to keep spirits high and had a fantastic work attitude allowing for the project to continue.”

Chris Courtenay – Signalling Supervisor (Infrastructure) for Colas Rail

“Thanks to RSSI we are on top of all movements every day with nothing outstanding. ”

Ryan Steel – Field Engineer (OLE England) at Amey

“RSSI assisted in the cable running shifts, preparation work including changeovers of the 8 x track circuits and the 10c, 27c and 4 x 48c lineside cables. Their quality of work, attitude and work ethic has been absolutely spot on. ”

Dan Palmer – Installation and Construction Engineer at Carillion Signalling

“Being able to work during the day with trains still running is fantastic for team fatigue. The use of an ATWS installed for the duration makes the job even safer and removes the need for Lookouts. Thanks to the guys from RSSI for installing and managing for us.”

Robert Woods – Senior Project Manager at Amey

“The RSSI personnel who worked on the Bilston Road Track Renewal project have been exceptional and played a major part in ensuring the works were completed on time and to budget.”

Paul Brown – Project Director for Midland Metro Alliance

“The De-Veg works that the Arboriculture team undertook was to a very high standard, the site looks 100% better and everybody my end is really happy with the service you provided. ”

Jamie Gibbons – Site Manager for S&C Alliance

“I have had a good walk along the fence line and I am very happy with the work carried out. All the over hanging trees and Limbs have been removed. Very good work. ”

Mike Gibson – Terminal Manager for Associated British Ports
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Principal Contractor Licence Awarded to RSS Infrastructure

The Principal Contractor Licence is a highly sought-after accreditation in the rail industry, as it demonstrates a company’s ability to manage and coordinate works on the rail infrastructure safely and efficiently. The process of assessment and award for this licence is rigorous, as the safety of workers and the general public is of utmost importance..

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HAVS monitoring is a method of measuring and tracking the health of employees exposed to whole-body vibration. This type of monitoring can help identify potential health hazards early on before they become a severe problem. HAVS monitoring (Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome) is essential to any safety program for workers exposed to whole-body vibration. By measuring..

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RSS Infrastructure are focused on increasing productivity and improving safety across the UK’s infrastructure. By working with you, as your trusted partner, we will provide a range of tailored infrastructure services and safety products you can count on.



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