Aurecon is a leading practitioner in the delivery of rail infrastructure design, offering complete design services across all phases of the rail project delivery chain. With more than 30 years of experience as a market leader in the rail infrastructure field, our expertise includes heavy haul rail, freight rail, passenger and urban networks, and light rail. 

We provide market-leading expertise across the full range of specialist design disciplines and offer our clients specialist services ranging from the initial operation and planning phase through to full engineering design and documentation, construction phase services (including project verification to a level required by rail regulators), as well as specialist advice in operations and maintenance. 

Aurecon possesses a strong awareness of the business and economic fundamentals of successful rail projects and a firm appreciation of business operations requirements and success factors applicable to the rail industry as well as a wide range of industries which rely on the rail transport chain. With a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the rail sector and industry standards, systems and practices, we provide professional advice to our clients from project inception and feasibility, through to final testing, commissioning, and into service of an operational asset. 

In addition, Aurecon has network modelling expertise which allows us to assess operational impacts, efficiency and capacity of new or existing rail projects. This service provides a valuable tool for proofing a proposed rail design and provides valuable operating expense (OPEX) costing on such elements as fuel burn, train crewing expenditure, and fleet utilisation.

Aurecon provides total multi-disciplinary design and documentation in the project delivery phase for complete rail infrastructure projects.  Our design capabilities include railway civil engineering design (civil, structures, geotechnical and alignment design), as well as total rail systems (signalling, traction power, electrification, telecommunications, passenger services, intermodal connectivity, operational systems and stations).