Rail & Metro

We are global specialists in a broad range of rail, metro and underground projects, having designed and delivered technical firsts in many countries. Our extensive experience in railway engineering consultancy services includes high capacity metro, passenger railways, light rail, freight and heavy haul railways. We collaborate with international contractors and asset operators and draw on the specialist expertise of our global group of companies to offer transit-oriented development solutions.

From the planning and design of new routes through to the rehabilitation and maintenance of existing infrastructure, SMEC continually explores and implements advancing technologies to provide innovative, cost-effective and appropriate solutions.

SMEC has delivered numerous infrastructure projects using Technical Advisor, Design and Construct (D&C), Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Alliance delivery models. We collaborate with international contractors and asset operators, and draw on the specialist expertise of our global group of specialist companies to offer transit-oriented development solutions.

Our expertise extends across, planning, feasibility studies and business cases, design and development through to operations and management for rail disciplines such as:

  • Track and permanent way
  • Traction systems, power supply and overhead wiring
  • Signalling and communications
  • Systems & safety assurance
  • Stations and precincts

Complementary services provided include:

  • Bridges and structures
  • Geotechnical
  • Tunnels
  • Community and stakeholder engagement and liaison
  • Environmental services
  • Transport planning & analytics
  • Digital engineering (including GIS)
  • Design management
  • Construction management
  • Handover, testing & commissioning
  • Asset management