Colas Rail adds fizz to Multimodal
Colas Rail is a part of the Colas Group, a global leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance, which in turn is part of the French multi-national Bouygues.
This heritage gives the company a solid foundation based on a very high level of expertise in rail operations, logistics and technology.
We are a multi-disciplined railway engineering company.
Since January 2007, we have been operating freight both in the UK and in France.
Our current focus is on the transport of bulk products, aggregates and raw materials to end-users.
We are providing these rail services to an expanding customer base.
Colas Rail is a company focused on quality of service and detail.
We believe in working in partnership with our clients and customers, and offering value for money in everything we do.
We have a flexible and collaborative approach and can adapt to meet the changing needs of our clients.
A new approach :-
- Focused on detail
- Value for money
- Supported by parent company
- Well established railway operator: - Over 50 trains per day - Over 150 train drivers with nationwide route knowledge
- New player with multi-skilled workforce and a will-do, can-do approach
- A green solution for transportation
- Bespoke & personal services
- Nationwide coverage
Our excellent working relationship with Network Rail ensures a seamless operation and any contract we take on will always be given our full attention.
Colas Rail is a national freight operator. It offers a full range of services and is supported by a 24 hour control centre based at Rugby.
The company’s head office is based in the heart of London with depots at:
Colas Rail extends the reputation of safe, secure and reliable service to its expanding freight market by providing:
- Bulk Freight
- Intermodal freight
- General freight
- Specialist freight
- Asset hire
Colas Rail provides fast and efficient services that are flexible, reliable and cost effective for the client.
Colas Rail has a dedicated freight team who work together to provide a bespoke service for all their clients.
The management team of Colas Rail has extensive freight experience and a detailed knowledge of the freight market. New and potential market opportunities are always being considered and reviewed by the team and innovative practices explored.
We are one of five UK based rail operators with extensive rail freight contracts in France. We have widespread route knowledge, with drivers based throughout the UK, supported by train planners and operation support teams, with a 24/7 Operations Control based in Rugby.