BWB Consulting has been creating innovative and value engineered solutions in rail infrastructure for over 20 years. in 2017, BWB entered into an exciting new partnership and joined the CAF Group, a world-class international rail services provider and manufacturer, creating a full rail systems engineering capability. As a RISQS accredited consultancy, BWB offers multi-disciplinary railway system design solutions to the UK rail industry from strategic master-planning through to detailed design with specialist skills in signalling, permanent way, power, telecoms and civil engineering. Using the latest digital design technology to optimise the value Building Information Modelling (BIM) can bring, we provide smart buildable railway systems solutions which are safe, sustainable and value-led.

BWB Rail Group at a Glance

  • Complete consulting services for rail infrastructure assets.
  • Over 25 years' experience coordinating and designing major development infrastructure projects, with rail served elements.
  • Multi-disciplinary expertise from land surveyors, rail and civil engineers, geotechnical engineers, bridge engineers, and IT & Software specialists.
  • Active collaborator an research partner with universities, Rail Alliance and UK Tram to drive innovation in the rail sector.


iPort, Doncaster

BWB Consulting is proud to be part of the team delivering the exciting £400 million iPort logistics development in Doncaster. The 700-acre scheme has outline planning consent for up to 6 million sq f...

Key contacts: Bouziane Boukhateb

Midlands Metro Safety Review

BWB has recently been working closely with Midlands Metro to review their current route between Birmingham and Wolverhampton to identify any safety concerns along the route. Light rail currently falls...

Key contacts: Paul Wilson

South Wales Mainline Road Bridges

BWB Consulting was commissioned by Cass Hayward to deliver engineering design services for 3 road bridge replacement schemes in Monmouthshire. The Huggets Road, Rogiet Road and LLandevenny overbridges...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

B4000 Bridge, Shrivenham

BWB played a key role in the successful delivery of a new bridge over the Great Western Main Line at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire. The project was part of the Great Western Electrification, with the new st...

Key contacts: Darren Hodgson

West Coast Mainline Road Bridge

BWB Consulting played an integral role in expediting the accurate and effective surveying of a Victorian road bridge in Lichfield which crossed the West Coast Mainline, one of the UK's busiest rail ro...

Key contacts: Daniel Bailey

Coleshill Manor & HS2

BWB Consulting was appointed by the IM Group in 2014 to review the impact of the HS2 railway line on the Coleshill Manor Estate which includes their recently constructed headquarters building. The est...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

Nottingham Express Transit Phase 2

BWB played a key role in Nottingham's NET Phase 2 tram extension, delivering transport, traffic signal and infrastructure design services. The £570m scheme has extended the lines to Chilwell and Clif...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

Nottingham NET light Transit

BWB Consulting provided expert traffic signals and modelling skills in reviewing and re-designing shared use traffic signal controlled junctions on the proposed tram route through Beeston town centre,...

Key contacts: David Mackrory Simon Hilditch

East Midlands Gateway

East Midlands Gateway Strategic Rail Freight Interchange delivers 6 million sq. ft. of rail and road served warehousing, creating up to 7000 jobs. The scope includes extensive highway works including ...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch