RBA Engineering Consultancy

Rail Engineering

We work with both Network Rail and their contractors to provide both planned and reactive design, surveys and maintenance programmes.

Asset Surveys, Monitoring & Life Cycle Management

We have in-house experience and capability for the delivery of all types of rail asset surveys, including dilapidation to the Network Rail AMP process, condition surveys, catchment analysis, structural inspection and capacity assessment for bridges, culverts, platforms, buildings, canopies, embankments, drainage tunnels and ancillary structures such as signal gantries.

Design Schemes

Development of Civils & Structural and M&E design schemes, compliant to Network Rail’s technical standards. We retain in-house CREs for the relevant engineering disciplines with experience of GRIP project delivery, including implementation and management of CDM (2015) responsibilities, design integration and safe by design procedures.

Rail Engineering – Concrete Slab Track

RBA has built an enviable reputation through supporting Network Rail and other major clients in the design, renewal and maintenance of concrete slab track. RBA has developed specialist knowledge in this area through recruiting from within the rail industry those specialists who have a combined experience of over 80 years.

Our experts have worked with and developed the concrete slab track concept from its initial inception in the early 1970’s to the present day. They have the skills and knowledge to identify faults, consider and develop appropriate repair techniques and advise on the most cost efficient method of maintaining the permanent way.

More recently our specialists team have been engaged to assist on the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Project EGIP to provide technical support on the installation of the next generation of concrete slab track.

RBA are able to support clients at the technical, management and executive level in relation to major projects concerning concrete slab track. We are able to provide a full service for the design maintenance and renewal of concrete slab track including the development and approval of innovative materials and techniques. We are client focused and understand the constraints experienced in a railway environment.



Engineering Services

The ability to understand how to get the best out of your engineering assets is crucial. Throughout the engineering life cycle RBA has the capability to support our clients at both corporate and operational levels of your business with specialist knowledge, supplementing current resources or providing a managed service to deliver defined packages of work.

RBA can provide services covering the full life cycle of engineering assets, from inception to disposal. Our team provides a range of engineering and technical services, borne out of the extensive experience and knowledge of our professional resources. Our specialist fields also include Railway Signalling, Control Systems and Software Engineering.