Platform extensions and maintenance

Our staff and carefully selected supply chain, have worked in the regulated transport sector where both safety of workforce and public is paramount.

Drainage installation and maintenance

Installation and maintenance of track and line-side drainage to Network Rail specifications.

Civil Engineering and Ground Works

Unrivalled service record – safely, on time, on budget and to specification.

Road Rail Access Point Installation

Experience and knowledge to install Road Rail Access Points and have successfully completed several across the Wessex region to Network Rail specifications.

Fencing Installation And Maintenance

Experience and knowledge to install and maintain line side and perimeter fencing to Network Rail specifications.

Forestry & Vegetation Management

Undertaking vegetation management under National Grid HV Power lines, and we fully adopt Green Waste Recycling.

VS Rail industry specialists, as leading subcontractors to the rail network

From Paddington to Penzance, from Waterloo to Weymouth and from Southampton to Swindon, VS Rail has all points of the Southern and Western rail compass covered.

A progressive company, our reputation has been founded on the delivery of high quality work, value and service through a responsive and open partnership approach with our main contractor clients across the rail network. VS Rail offers a solid financial and technical base to undertake a wide range of infrastructure projects.


Working in collaboration with specialist contractors, we have developed safe and efficient solutions that are always best for the project. Our solid financial and technical expertise ensures we can undertake a wide range of infrastructure projects from station construction and maintenance, civil engineering and maintenance, perimeter fencing to earthworks.


To date, we have undertaken over 100 platform refits and rebuilds, along with drainage, fencing, vegetation clearance and groundworks.


That said, safety, health, quality, environmental sustainability and innovation remain at the forefront of our initiatives to ensure clients receive projects safely, on time, on budget and to specification.

Why Us

  • Credible heritage working as subcontractors to leading blue chip contractors
  • Competent management systems
  • Committed to Continual Professional Development
  • Rail industry specialists
  • Robust and resilient network of supply chain partners
  • Unrivaled service record – safely, on time, on budget and to specification

A Credible Background

Established in 2000 to meet the needs of main contractors and operators working in the rail environment, our clients include a number of leading blue chip main contractors across rail environment.


Clients benefit from a wealth of invaluable knowledge and experience within VS Rail. Our internal personnel development program ensures a high retention of quality operatives. Together with a strong management focus on safety we maintain an excellent safety record and a keen appreciation of both quality and environmental issues.


Working on the railway infrastructure is our core activity, and we are proud to be service providers to a number of high profile clients.

Recent Projects

Company News

Recent news pertinent to our industry and recent projects.

  • VS Rail are recruiting for an up and coming Site Engineer to join a growing company to support our site and management teams. This is an excellent opportunity for someone w

  • Following continued success and sustained growth, we are looking for experienced Civils and Ground Worker PTS operatives to add to our existing workforce. V. S. Rail has a

  • What is GDPR? The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018 (including in the UK regardless of its decision to leave the EU) and impac


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