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Track & ETE

At ASH we have a comprehensive knowledge of Railway Construction, renewal and replacement techniques.  Our teams have over 40 years of experience on high-speed main Network Rail lines, Light Railways such as DLR, London overground commuter routes, freight lines, depots, sidings and even private Heritage locations.
We can undertake all aspects of Permanent Way, 3rd Rail ETE/ETM projects; from component exchange to the highest technical levels of mechanised on-track machine construction, including the complete planning, supply, and installation of:


Permanent Way 



  • Plain line
  • Switches and crossings
  • Track slab construction
  • Level crossing renewals
  • Track realignment schemes
  • Switching and crossing remodeling
  • Re-sleepering/re-timbering
  • Rail Transposition & Re-railing
  • Component overhaul
  • Wet Bed Remediation
  • IBJ (Insulated Block Joints) and HB Surveys (Hollow bearer)
  • IBJ Installation and Recovery
  • Stressing & Tamping
  • Track Monitoring
  • Track Hand backs approved by Network Rail



We also offer  -


Conductor Rail Electric Track Equipment (ETE/ETM) 


  • Installations/Renewals/Maintenance
  • ETE Cable and Equipment Installation
  • DC Lug Replacement
  • Negative Bonding
  • Conductor rail shrouding.
  • Conductor Rail Guard boarding.
  • Installation of new and re-instatement of insulators


Slab Track



  • Track Installation and Maintenance
  • Holding down anchor bolt replacement and maintenance
  • Base plate grouting



  • Corrective maintenance
  • Rail transposition & re-railing
  • Spot re-Sleepering
  • Track reconditioning and refurbishment
  • Wet bed remediation
  • Points and crossings
  • UTX installation
  • Stressing & tamping
  • Track hand back engineers
  • Slab track