Established 2001

About Novus Rail

Operating nationally throughout the UK. Accredited to RISQS and ISO 9001 standards

Permanent Way Specialists

We support all types of rail networks including High Speed, National Rail, Trams, Metros, Undergrounds, Port Networks, Depots, Heritage and also Private Routes.

Our business was formed in 2001 by former employees of British Rail and we operate nationally throughout the UK from our regional headquarters in Lancashire


Our uncompromising business objectives are to consistently surpass our clients expectations in terms of response, quality, reliability, trust and risk mitigation

We are totally self-sufficient and highly competent in rail system engineering, assured by the implementation of individual and professionally administered training and competency programmes ranging from  in-house training, apprenticeships to degree certification.

Cost Effective & Practical

If you are seeking a cost effective and practical solution for your project requirements, you need look no further

We are capable of supporting projects throughout the full life-cycle from scope definition, condition exams, surveying, feasibility to detail design, gauging, engineering assurance, as-built design assessments, infrastructure monitoring and technical engineering control.

We do not subcontract any services unless our client has beneficial commercial reasons for including specific services beyond our capabilities, which will be honestly quantified.

"We are so confident that our services will surpass your requirements, that if it does not, we will write-off all fees relating to the initial commission (Subject to Conditions)"


We have operated to a bespoke integrated safety, quality and environmental management system since inception and continue to develop this in line with our improved management system controls

RISQS (Railway Supplier Qualification scheme) and ISO:9001 (UKAS) accreditations are in place covering all the services that we undertake

£10m Professional Indemnity insurance cover is in place to provide financial certainty to our Clients, for all of the decisions we make and the professional advice we supply

We are RISQS (Railway Qualification Scheme) accredited and also certified to ISO:9001 (Quality Management)

We are also members of CIRAS (safety reporting) and a SENTINEL scheme sponsor (railway safety competencies)


Trading Years


Projects Successfully Completed