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An Overview To A Railway Company

What are the functions of a railway company?

It refers to an organization that is invested in construction and maintenance of rail roads. The structure and frame work of each company differs,some of they are in the business of both owning and operating railway plant and equipment  and a fleet of heavy duty transportation vehicles, where as some only undertake services and to not rent out to external parties.

Railway construction involves the Design and construction aspects of the operation and re-sleeping draws attention to the maintenance and renewal phase of the process.

How has the business of a railroad company changed over the years?

In the past, business of most rail companies involved plant hire only but with the demands of both the industry and the customers they currently represent a fully flagged operation that also includes undertaking complete projects inclusive of Designing, Engineering, Construction, Maintenance and Renewalof same. The objective of these teams are to cater to all railroad requirements as onein-house operation and in order to retain customers they even facilitate renting out plant and equipment that they do not have in stock, to complete a particular job.

What are the rail way specific plant and equipment available for hire?

5t excavators

5t hi-rail excavators

8t hi-rail excavators

13t excavators

13t hi-rail excavators

Volvo 110F and 120F Front End Loaders

 12t Hi-rail dump trucks

14t Articulated Dump Trucks

4t Articulated Dump Trucks

12t Smooth Drum Roller

Low Loader trucks

What is the general framework of services by a present day railway company?

A good rail track construction company typically offers tailor-made solutions as per the customer’s requirement. Some of their off the rack services include:

Design/Build

Track Maintenance

New Rail Construction

New Track Design Services                         

Consultation services    

Track Inspection

Emergency Service 24/7

Track Rehabilitation                                                                                                                                                       

Do rail construction companies undertake civil projects?

Yes, they are able to undertake construction of subdivisions, highway widenings, fire trails and infrastructure upgrades because of the host of equipment and industry related knowledge they house. The team that comprises of management, administration, engineering, site supervision, plant operating and maintenance staff are able to ensure that they are able to operate outside their main business frame.

What are the factors to look into when obtaining the services of a railroad construction company?

It is advisable to rely on team that has the following certifications:

ISO 9001 : 2015 – Quality Management

AS/NZS 4801 : 2001 – OHS Management

ISO 14001 : 2015 – Environmental Management Systems

This would imply that their quality of work is in par with the set standards of the industry and that they function on minimum impact to the community and enviorenmentthey run in. it is also important to look in to ensure that they maintain a safe work site during an ongoing project.