A subsidiary of the Colas Group, we are part of over a hundred years of experience in delivering major innovations across our sector. Every day, thousands of trains run on tracks built or maintained by Colas Rail.
Our Values – Care | Share | Dare
At Colas Rail, we are convinced that our corporate culture and our values are our finest assets. Our Care, Share, Dare values are at the heart of everything we do. These values feed into our main strategies and accompany us daily in realising our ambitions.
Caring is a fundamental value of our corporate culture. Whether it is self-care, care for employees, care for our customers and partners or care for the environment and society – from the very essence of our activity – we are driven by the same duty of exemplary and benevolence. Therefore, acting ethically and preserving the safety of those who accompany us will always remain our priority.
We are convinced that the pooling of talents and resources in all their diversity, teamwork and cross-disciplinary bridges are a source of progress and new ideas.
- We dare to take on responsibilities with a committed international leader who gives everyone a chance.
- We are one of the international leaders in our industry. That’s true. But what really matters is why we will keep on being a leader.
- We are a strong and structured company. We keep on innovating in our businesses and dare to conquer new territories and market segments.
- We trust everyone dares, regardless of where they come from, by quickly allowing them to take on responsibilities on large-scale projects.
At Colas Rail, we are proud to act as an example. We do not hesitate to assert our values of ethics and transparency on a daily basis with our customers, our service providers and our employees.
We Overcome Every Obstacle
We deliver on the challenges set by a rapidly changing railway environment – constantly seeking to adapt our behaviour and culture to not only meet and exceed the expectations of our customers and stakeholders, but to also continuously develop and support our people.
Leading with our core values, we aim to be the partner of choice for all aspects of rail infrastructure solutions. In everything we do, we prioritise:
We believe in the principle that safety and performance go hand in hand. Safety is everyone’s responsibility and continues to be our top priority.
We are honest, fair-minded and honour our commitments to our people, clients and stakeholders. We strive to offer a top-quality service we can all be proud of to enhance the value of our organisation.
Our people are our most precious resource. We are committed to ensuring their safety and wellbeing as well as providing training, development and the tools required to deliver successfully. We want them to feel valued and to find satisfaction and fulfilment in their work. We want them to respect each other, our customers and the environment in which they work.
We do our utmost to fulfil our commitments to our clients, to work professionally and apply best practices in all our activities. We pay attention to our stakeholders and strive to offer them excellent value whilst guaranteeing the profitability of our activities.
The observance of ethics and integrity is a core management principle throughout the Group. Fair and open competition affords us the ability to demonstrate our capabilities, share our best practices and develop long-term partnerships with our customers. The observance of ethics also plays a key role in aligning the Group’s values with those of our employees.
Our dedicated teams possess a deep understanding of the railway, helping us to develop safe and efficient solutions that consider the needs of the passenger during design, construction and throughout the life of the new infrastructure.
Colas Rail is a leading provider of rail infrastructure services both nationally and globally – from simple projects, through to highly complex schemes.
- Track Installation, Renewal and Maintenance
- Electrification (Overhead Catenary Systems and 3rd Rail)
- High Voltage and Traction Power
- Rolling Stock Refurbishment and Maintenance
We focus on flexibility, efficiency and reliability – working in partnership with our customers to offer our expertise across our core service areas.
- Operation and Maintenance of On Track Plant
- Rail Freight Transport
We aim to provide urban transportation systems to connect residents and enhance local communities, while positively impacting the environment. Our passenger services improve mobility within and around urban or suburban areas.
- Light / Metro Rail
- Tramway Services
High Speed Rail
With more than 35 years’ experience in High-Speed delivery, our established design process has enabled us to produce successful projects and even break a few records.Learn More