Rail Design

Opus has a long history of delivering high quality complex infrastructure to the rail industry

The value we offer was enhanced in 2011 with the establishment of our specialist rail consulting practice, Opus Rail, following the acquisition of leading specialist rail consulting team, Coffey Rail.

We understand the rail industry and the challenge of maximising value in new and existing public and freight networks. We work closely with our clients at all stages of the project lifecycle, from the strategy phase through implementation – from concept to completion. 

Our experience in Australia 

Through all phases of the project lifecycle, our services include:

  • Strategic network assessment, project planning and technical advice
  • Environmental assessments and planning
  • Standards development
  • Operational advice and analysis
  • Rail project and engineering management
  • Rail infrastructure design (signalling, telecommunications, track, civil, mechanical, electrical and rail structures)
  • Rail systems engineering
  • Level crossing design
  • Advanced train control systems and in cab signalling
  • Rail station and infrastructure design and asset management
  • Rail asset condition assessment and management
  • Rail operation and safety
  • Rail asset inspection and management
  • Independent incident investigation and expert witness services

We have built a strong reputation for delivering reliable, cost effective and innovative project outcomes over 20 years. Our reputation is based on:

  • Our in-depth operational experience and system approach
  • A practical, solution focused approach based on our well established relationships and understanding of the industry
  • The recruitment of bright young professionals, combined with the extensive experience of our senior staff
  • Active engagement with our clients at every stage of the project lifecycle