Project Title: Ipswich Chord
Date: March 2013 – March 2014
Location: Ipswich
Client: C Spencer Ltd/Network Rail
Project Value: £0.6 Million


Installation of new double track diversionary freight chord comprising 27 x 60′ panels on both lines. Modular S&C double junctions installed at both ends of the chord during Christmas and Easter blockades. First time that modular switch diamonds have been installed on Network Rail infrastructure. All track built and installed by Alma Rail Track Engineers and skilled permanent way operatives.

Project Title: Ipswich Chord – Civils & Cable Route Works
Date: March 2013 – March 2014
Location: Ipswich
Client: C Spencer Ltd/Network Rail
Project Value: £0.75 Million


Production of cable route capacity and condition report with presentation of report and recommended solutions to Network Rail Stakeholders. Installation of new concrete, raised GRP, Tro Trof and Tro Tred cable routes, under track crossings using multi-duct system, ballast boarding, location box staging, signal bases, REB bases, road-rail access crossings and pedestrian access steps. Running out and installation of signalling, telecoms and high voltage cables.

Project Title: East Midlands Distribution Centre
Date: September – November 2011
Location: Castle Donington
Client: Winvic/Marks & Spencer
Project Value: £0.9 Million


Supply and installation of 3.5 kilometres of railway track. Supply and installation of main to main crossover and 2 turnouts. Supply and installation of associated buffer stops and ancillary items.

Project Title: Breakdown and Rerailing Service
Date: June 2014 – ongoing
Location: Nationwide
Client: Arriva Traincare, Potter Logistics, DFDS Torline, Peelports, Hargreaves/Eon, Scottish Power
Project Value: Various


Lower price than other uk rerailing companies.

Guaranteed 4 hour response to majority of UK.

Latest Lukas rerailing equipment – safest system on the market with unique auto-traverse system. Track repairs completed during the same visit. Track re-opened by a qualified handback engineer.

Project Title: TMD Shed Extension
Date: September – December 2009
Location: Polmadie Depot, Glasgow
Client: Cairn Cross / Alstom
Project Value: £55,000


Supply and installation of railway track inside and outside new extension of train maintenance shed. Rails fitted to longitudinal support beams inside the shed building. Rails installed on concrete pad outside the building using anchor bolts & steel baseplates with Tecroc 33 epoxy grout pads.

Project Title: Ratcliffe Power Station Rerailing Programme
Date: August 2011
Location: Ratcliffe on Soar Power Station
Client: Norec / Eon
Project Value: £57,000


Supply and installation of new rails throughout the arrival curves. Welding and stressing of all rails throughout. Installation of adjustment switches to accommodate thermal expansion at Network Rail boundary.

Project Title: Depot Maintenance Contracts
Date: June 2007 to date
Location: Various
Client: LNWR, The Potter Group, DFDS Torline, Scottish Power, Norec/Eon, Hatfield Colliery
Project Value: Various


Track inspection and maintenance contracts at various depots around the UK.

Provision of maintenance plans and proposals for heavy maintenance.

Completion of minor maintenance and life extension work.

Spot resleepering of 150m of existing track.