“Our Rail Operations team includes industry experts who can provide advice, support, and guidance to your team to ensure you complete rail projects successfully every time.”

John Byrne, Head of Rail Operations

Experienced In Project Management

Rail Operations provides consulting services to a diverse range of clients in the rail industry. As part of your team, we can scope, coordinate, support, or manage each project to ensure success every time. Rail Operations collaborates with your existing team to improve productivity and safety. Our team of specialists, acting as your trusted partner, provides tailored infrastructure solutions to support your delivery needs. With Rail Operations’ project management experience spanning many areas such as rail engineering services, health and safety compliance, and safety-critical working, you can rely on us to help and support your business in completing projects. Our key skill is to collaborate with you to define the project scope and identify gaps in knowledge, expertise, or capability to ensure successful delivery. We can provide safety-critical advice, recommend ancillary services to supplement your offering, and provide critical insights into your bids or tendering process.

Integrated Rail Services Solution

Civils & Construction, Possession Planning, Safety-Critical Resource & Recruitment, Signalling, Track Warning Services, Vegetation Management, and Welding Services are just a few of the integrated infrastructure solutions we can provide to support your existing services. We have assembled a team of dedicated professionals with extensive industry experience and outstanding technical expertise. We are committed to communication and engagement with clients throughout the process. The team is proactive and agile while implementing proven methods and planning. The Rail Operations and Divisional Management teams review and verify every aspect of a project. The Rail Operations team has extensive experience in Possession Management, Isolation Management, S&T, and Safety-Critical services. Our team is skilled in access planning and can ensure work is completed efficiently.

Our services include:

Safe System Of Works Planning

Planning a safe system of works is critical to ensure that your workers have the correct documentation to identify hazards, key personnel, and access and egress arrangements.

Lift Planning

Material handling around railway infrastructure requires specialised knowledge to guarantee that people, plant, and railway interfaces do not clash.

Planning For Possession/NROL3

It takes a lot of expertise and experience to ensure your work can happen – our team can help you select the most suitable method to cooperate with other contractors on the railway.

P6 Primavera Planning

It can be challenging to keep track of numerous projects simultaneously. Our staff can clearly and concisely consult and organise your work, giving our clients more time to deliver.  Clients can be assured that all our employees have the necessary experience, qualifications, and competence to provide safe access and support the delivery of rail projects. Regardless of the size or scale of your project, our Rail Operations team will focus on ensuring that everyone goes home safe every day.

Contact Our Rail Operations Team

For more information on Rail Operations and how we can support your next project, bid or tender, please get in touch with John Byrne, Head of Rail Operations.

Meet the Expert

John Byrne
Head of Rail Operations

RSS Infrastructure's Head of Rail Operations, John Byrne, has a lot of experience in Rail Operations, particularly Possession Management. John has extensive railway experience in senior management roles, having worked on various Network Rail and PC contracts, frameworks, and projects within the UK rail industry.

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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

Setting the Standard

As a result of the ability to train staff in slow periods, as well as deliver specific knowledge training for clients works, our OLE staff have been able to provide a strong understanding of the works prior to being undertaken.

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Infrastructure Solutions

  • Rail Operations
  • Track Warning Services
  • Welding
  • Signalling Services
  • Resource & Recruitment
  • Construction & Civils
  • Magnetic Track Safety Solutions
  • Track Access & Lighting
  • Vegetation Management
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