News

  • Project Update – Upminster Depot

    16 Nov

    As part of development works at Upminster Depot for TFL, AMCO were instructed to modify the train cleaning shed to accommodate the new trains, equipping the new building to the south-east corner of the depot with a new training room, new boilers/pumps, electrical and mechanical equipment to maintain the trains....

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  • Project Update – Pudding Mill Lane

    14 Nov

    CRS have been working collaboratively with TXM on the Pudding Mill Lane Project. These works are the connection where Crossrail meets Network Rail at Stratford in East London. The Project comprises of two high speed turnouts that connect the London Electric Lines into the Crossrail tunnels. The works on the...

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  • Abbey Wood Station Now Open

    07 Nov

    The new Abbey Wood station is now open, marking another milestone on the project. This is one of the 10 new stations being constructed for the Elizabeth line. It is initially providing passengers step-free access to the Southeastern services through a new spacious, brightly-lit ticket hall. CRS will continue to...

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  • New Staff

    31 Oct

    CRS are proud to welcome 2 new staff to our ever growing business. Firstly, we welcome Kymberly Harford to the team. Kymberly is taking on the role of our receptionist / administrator and is working out of our head office, based in Ashford, Kent. Previously Kymberly has worked within the...

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  • Balfour Beatty SESP Sub Contractor Award

    18 May

    CRS are delighted to announce that we have been presented with the Balfour Beatty Best Sub Contractor award for the Crossrail South East Section Project. The award was presented to CRS Managing Director and Owner, Mark Mason (Centre) and CRS Health and Safety Co-Ordinator, Martin Mason. In attendance on behalf...

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  • 5* Award

    17 May

    The last couple of weeks have proven to be very challenging for CRS but incredibly rewarding. Already in the month of May we have had 2 major audits of our Health ans Safety Management Systems and Quality Management Systems which are a necessity to the operation of our business. Within...

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  • Dragon Boat Race – Charity Fundraiser

    01 May

    On Sunday 2nd July 2017, All of the Civil Rail Solutions office team will be taking part in a Charity Dragon Boat Race for the 2nd year running. This great event raises money for the KM Group’s local charities of the year and allows school PTA groups, sports clubs, charities and...

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  • K B T First Aid Training

    20 Jan

    K B T First Aid Training On Wednesday 11th January Civil Rail Solutions held an in house 3 Day First Aid at Work Course. Keith Hennebelle from KTB First Aid Training attended the CRS Head Office in Ashford to act as instructor for the course. Keith has worked in the...

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  • New Transport Manager

    12 Dec

    CRS are proud to welcome Callum Stroud to the Business as our new Transport Manager. Callum has come from a career in Transport and brings with him a vast knowledge and understanding of the Transport Industry and will play a vital role in the growth of the Transport Division within...

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  • Dragon Boat Race – Moat Park

    03 Jul

    On Sunday 3rd July 2016, Civil Rail Solutions took part in a Charity Dragon Boat Race all in support of the Caldecott Foundation. CRS was split into two teams CRS 1 and CRS 2, both teams had to compete in 3 races and both team were getting quicker after every...

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Case Studies

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...