SOCOTEC’s association with the rail sector dates back to 1864 when the world’s first railway laboratory was established.

We continue to operate in all areas of the industry, enabling our clients to comply fully with legislation, encouraging technological development and providing expert advice in a wide range of fields. As a RISQS-approved supplier, SOCOTEC has a wealth of experience and is proud to have worked on some of the UK’s largest rail projects over recent years.

With over 100 years of experience in the rail industry, our teams of highly qualified experts are able to provide you with the support to ensure compliance with changing legislation. Our collaborative and proactive approach drives efficiency and cost savings, guaranteeing a quality service. We are proud to work with clients throughout the full project lifecycle, from Early Contractual Involvement (ECI) through to project completion and operation.

SOCOTEC aims to be your ‘leading partner for technical expertise and service’. As part of this commitment, we continually strive to recruit and retain the industry’s leading technical experts to offer our clients the most innovative solutions. We are committed to continuous improvement through innovation and investment in our personnel, methodologies and equipment. Our teams work hard to achieve and retain our comprehensive range of certifications and accreditations, providing our clients with the peace of mind that our processes, procedures, and technical expertise are quality assured.

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Rail & Transport

Railway Environmental Forum

SOCOTEC hosts the annual Railway Environmental Forum, which continues to be one of the leading industry events for environment, health and safety and facilities management in the rail and transport sector. The forum has been designed to focus on topics of interest to all those working in the rail sector, including those from train operating companies, track and infrastructure operators, rail contractors and facilities managers.

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SOCOTEC hosts the annual Railway Environmental Forum, which continues to be one of the leading industry events for environment, health and safety and facilities management in the rail and transport sector. The forum has been designed to focus on topics of interest to all those working in the rail sector, including those from train operating companies, track and infrastructure operators, rail contractors and facilities managers.

Highways

SOCOTEC has long supported local authorities throughout the lifecycles of their highways construction and maintenance projects, having worked extensively across an array of road improvement schemes over the years. Our commitment to ensuring safety, compliance and quality on UK roads allows us to play our part in helping to keep the country connected and moving, while also contributing to the economic growth and development of surrounding areas.

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