What We Do

We are one of the country’s leading railways contractors, founded by MD, Alan McLeish. As a multi-discipline railway contractor, we provide specialist services in: Vegetation Management, Drainage Services, Fencing, Training, Civil Engineering, Earthworks, Geotechnical Services, Electrification, Industrial Rope Access and Specialist Plant Fleet Hire.

Our clients include Network Rail, Scot Rail and numerous local authorities.

Network Rail POS & RPOL Certifications

Network Rail POS & RPOL Certifications

As an accredited Principle Contractor (POS) and Rail Plant Operator (RPOS) to Network Rail, we have all the required certifications to work on the UK Rail Infrastructure.

Our long standing working relationship with Network Rail is one of our most important partnerships, and we work closely in collaboration with Network Rail to improve the conditions of the UK Rail Infrastructure.

Current Rail Infrastructure Frameworks:

Current Rail Infrastructure Frameworks:

Our recognition as one of the best contractors on the UK rail infrastructure has led to an increase in our current frameworks:

  • LNE & East Midlands Minor Works LNW Minor Works
  • RCDP CP5 Earthworks & Coastal Defences LNW Kerbing and Paving Framework
  • Western Minor Works
  • Anglia Minor Works
  • National Drainage Contract
  • National Fencing Contract
  • National Devegetation
  • RRV Rail Plant Hire
Vegetation, Fencing & Earthworks

Vegetation, Fencing & Earthworks

We manage and own the largest vegetation management fleet in operation on the UK rail infrastructure, and it could be argued that we have one of largest in Europe.

We are Scotland’s largest framework contractor in rail vegetation management, fencing and earthworks. Nationally, we are the largest rail fencing contractor and through rapid expansion we have ambitious plans to develop our national presence in other specialisms, with a view to becoming the market leader nationwide.

Plant Fleet


A wholly owned subsidiary of the QTS Group, REL is a specialist contracting organisation at the forefront of OHLE project delivery in the UK. Our team is equipped to provide delivery, commissioning and maintenance solutions for all OLE systems in both light and heavy rail infrastructure.

We also have our own dedicated and specialist road rail machinery designed to work safely under overhead line infrastructure.

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