Our RISQS approved rail teams, operating under our Principal Contractor Licence, deliver a range of projects including platform extensions, bridge and earthworks renewals, disability access improvements and major design and build depot and station enhancements. We are experts in the delivery of rail infrastructure projects, bringing together our capabilities in civil engineering, rail systems, building and design on major construction and enhancement projects, covering depots, stations, platforms, sidings and buildings for both the passenger and freight markets. The collaborative relationships we build are the core of our success. We set industry leading standards in behavioural safety, working collaboratively with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders.


HS2 - 10-mile tunnel under the Chiltern Hills

Major projects

As a leading multidisciplinary railway infrastructure contractor, offering railway infrastructure services to the public and private sector, we have the resources and expertise to undertake a wide range of projects, that help bring communities together, provide better, more environmentally friendly transportation services, and improve commuter services on networks across the UK. Find out about our work with HS2 as part of the Align joint venture, and more. 

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Gosforth Depot


VolkerFitzpatrick is a long established and well respected depot design and build constructor, with over 20 years of experience, across the UK. As a leading constructor of rail depots, our highly qualified and professional teams bring a wealth of specialist experience in the design and construction of new depots, and relocating or upgrading existing facilities to meet the needs of the end user. Here you can find out about our work with Gosforth Depot, Feltham Depot and more. 

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University Station, Birmingham

Rail infrastructure

We deliver a wide variety of on-network single and multi‐disciplinary schemes, from minor station improvements and platform extensions to major design and build infrastructure projects and long-term asset improvements and enhancements. Here you can find out about our work in the Southern Renewals Enterprise (CP7).

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Hook embankment

Emergency and reactive rail works

We provide multi-disciplinary engineering services and have delivered a number of emergency response schemes on behalf of major railway networks, across the UK.

Our works delivery team provide a range of preventative intervention and reactive response services including embankment strengthening, flooding protection and drainage repairs. Here you can find out about our work with Network Rail at Hook, and more. 

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