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Permanent Way

Amey has an extensive track design offering, employing nearly 50 full time Permanent Way engineers, delivering projects of all sizes from major re-modelling to minor maintenance works.

Our engineers have the experience and capability to work on projects from conception, through feasibility, single option development / detailed design, construction and maintenance support. This experience has been gained working on different UK railway networks, including Network Rail, London Underground, Docklands Light Rail, Transport for Wales, Manchester Metro Ministry of Defence, & Peel Ports.

Our experienced track design and consultancy teams are based in several offices throughout the UK. This spread of local & national knowledge of rail infrastructures and transport issues gives Amey the ability to tailor design solutions to meet the needs of local clients.

Key Capabilities

  • Plain line alignment
  • Journey time improvements
  • Complex S&C junction layouts
  • Depot layouts
  • Condition assessment
  • Track Ex analysis
  • Slab track & longitudinal timber
  • Track Drainage
  • Track bed investigation & design
  • Gauging assessment & acceptance
  • Constructability & maintainability
  • Hazard analysis and Safety management

Our design solutions consider the challenges of the unique locations and where appropriate apply standardised solutions as well as bespoke solutions for ease of construction and future maintenance.

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