24 Jul

    CRS are extremely proud to announce that the business has recently passed its annual RISQS Audit. This has been achieved without incurring a single non conformity or opportunity for improvement. Thanking all involved in assisting the company in achieving this....

  • CRS appoints new MD

    08 Sep

    It is with great pleasure that CRS announce John Cheeseman as our new Managing Director. John brings with him a wealth of management experience and for the last 17 years he has carried out both on and off track roles within the rail industry. During his 6 years with CRS...

  • CRS appoints new CEO

    08 Sep

    It is with great pleasure that CRS would also like to announce Mark Mason as our new Chief Executive Officer. Since starting CRS back in 2008, Mark has led the company to where it is today, which is something that he should be extremely proud of.Mark will be responsible for...

  • Period 3 & 4 Health & Safety Bulletin

    12 Aug

    CRS have created a per period Health Safety Roundup. The link attached is for Period 3 & 4 2020/21. Please follow the link.

  • Health & Safety Roundup – P2

    23 Jun

    CRS have created a per period Health Safety Roundup. The link attached is for Period 02 2020/21. Please follow the link.

  • Wknd 49 Wood Green Tunnel – CRSA

    02 Mar

    A very productive weekend was spent by our track gangs working for our client Balfour Beatty on the Central Rail Systems Alliance weekend possession at Wood Green Tunnel. This was a challenging 400 yard single line core renewal on the East Coast main line, whilst utilising the Kirow crane for...

  • CRS expands to facilitate CP6 growth

    21 Feb

    With CP6 now well underway, CRS has recently expanded both the Northern and Southern arms of its business with the addition of new staff. Throughout the months of December and January, various new members have been added to bolster our office based teams. This enables CRS to facilitate further growth...

  • Merry Christmas!

    20 Dec

    From everyone at CRS, we would like to wish all of our staff and clients a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!...


    12 Dec

    CRS is proud to announce that it has recently been awarded Constructionline Gold accreditation.  This accreditation further enhances the CRS trusted reputation and whilst being joined to the SSIP (safety schemes in procurement) membership, facilitates mutual recognition between health and safety pre-qualification schemes saving time, effort and cost of multiple...

  • CRS welcomes Donna Wealands

    09 Dec

    Donna joined CRS as our head office Receptionist in December 2019. Returning to full time work after having a family, Donna’s previous experience consisted of working in Hotels. She undertook reception, administration and stocktaking duties, so her accuracy, communication and her eye for detail will prove vital. Donna will no...


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Case Studies

  • Brighton Main Line Re-Signalling

    The main project in which CRS have been supporting Kier on is the Brighton main Line Re-signalling Scheme project. The works for this project have included the renewal of the trackside signalling equipment, which has not been updated since the...

  • Reading 10 Car Project

    Project Overview McNicholas are undertaking the Reading 10 Car Project which affects the Reading to Waterloo route. The aim of the project is to allow 10 car train services to operate between Reading, Ascot and London Waterloo. The project also...

  • Balfour Beatty West Coast Mainline Power Supply

    Project Overview The West Coast Power Supply Upgrade consists of works to enhance and reinforce the traction electrification infrastructure on the West Coast Main Line (WCML) to increase the available power and enhance train services. Phase 3A covers the southern...

  • Gravesend Remodelling Project

    Project Overview Gravesend Station is situated on a major commuter line into and out of London and the High Speed HS1 services to London St Pancras International were introduced in December 2009. The station is now seen as a major...

  • CMSD Phase 2 Project

    The purpose of the Circuit Main Shorting Device (CMSD) project is to install a method of providing automatic secure and safe isolations to the DC traction power system, utilising switchgear with both local and remote control facilities. Successful implementation of...

  • Sussex Power Supply Upgrade

    Project Overview The primary objective of this scheme is to ensure that there is sufficient DC traction power across Network Rail’s (NR) Sussex Route to meet the demands of the new December 2018 timetable, which will include a newer fleet...

  • GNGE Project

    Project Overview The GNGE project is a programme of essential renewals between Peterborough and Doncaster via Spalding, Lincoln and Gainsborough on the East Coast Main Line. The rail network is being used by unprecedented numbers of trains and the demand...

  • River Witham Bridge Renewal

    Project Overview The original rail bridge crossing the river Witham at Waterside North, Waterside South and Spa Road in Lincoln, was built in 1847 and has been a familiar sight to generations of Lincolnians through the years. The mammoth task...

  • Balfour Beatty – Integrated Track Team

    Project Overview Integrated Track Team is a strategic alliance between London Underground and Balfour Beatty Rail responsible for delivering essential track and drainage renewals to the London Underground network. Integrated Track Team take pride in applying innovation and improving planning...

  • Abbey Wood Crossrail Project

    Project Overview The new two-level Abbey Wood station will open in 2017 and will be built above two new dedicated Crossrail tracks and those used by North Kent services. Two new tracks for Crossrail services will be installed next to...

  • East Kent Phase 2

    Project Overview East Kent Phase 2 is part of a £150 million collaborative alliance between Spencer Group, Atkins, Balfour Beatty and Network Rail. East Kent Phase 2 will see a 33-mile stretch of the reigon’s network upgraded and a brand...

  • Sevenoaks Tunnel Drainage

    Project Overview BAM Nuttall were the successful principal contractor to be awarded this project to improve the track drainage within the 2 mile stretch of Sevenoaks Tunnel. The current drainage previously installed within the tunnel confines is failing, which in...