Eric Wright Rail was formed as a part of Eric Wright Civil Engineering Ltd in 2012 following the award of a Principal Contractors License ‘Provisional' to the company by Network Rail.  This License was converted to 'full' status in May 2015.


Eric Wright Rail is composed both, of members of staff who are highly experienced in delivering infrastructure works on rail, together with personnel from our existing Civils team. Being part of Eric Wright Civil Engineering, the Rail team have direct access to the in-house expertise, knowledge and support from personnel within the disciplines of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineering.

We maintain accreditation to Achilles Link-Up for a wide range of civil engineering works.

We are committed to forging long term partnerships with both Network Rail and Tier One Contractors within the rail industry. Our aim is to build on our previous experience of rail related infrastructure work for local authorities and the Highways Agency, thereby expanding our knowledge, skills and expertise.

The technical capabilities of our fully qualified and experienced staff provide a platform to meet project delivery targets through collaboration and non-adversarial working relationships. Planning and risk management are key skills of the Eric Wright Rail team and our track record of developing innovative solutions to project challenges will be brought to bear on all our contractual undertakings.

Our company hallmark is of engineering excellence utilising the most innovative methods available.

Please click on the attached links to open a copy of our Rail Brochure and accreditation certificates:

Rail Brochure

RISQS Certificate of Audit

RISQS Certificate of Verification

Please click here to view our case studies

Project Experience - Our capabilities and principle areas of business activity include:

  • Under and Over Bridges | Repair | Replacement
  • Drainage Including Culverts | Embankment
  • Highway Works
  • Capital Maintenance
  • Embankment Stabilisation | Landslips
  • Soil Nailing
  • Structural Refurbishments
  • Bulk Earthworks
  • Demolition & Site Remediation
  • Car Parks
  • Piling
  • M&E Installations
  • Concrete Works | Concrete Repairs
  • Fencing | Security | Boundary | Lineside
  • Platform Extensions
  • Parapet Works / Repair / Renew
  • R C Works
  • Walkways
  • Structural Bases and Foundations
  • De Vegetation
  • Cable Route Works
  • UTX's
  • URX's