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RESOLUTELY RAIL

Colas Rail handles railway infrastructure projects the world over.

Colas Rail’s experience in the railway sector and complementary areas of expertise mean that it can offer turnkey solutions and meet the requirements involved in building new high-speed line tracks (LGV), network maintenance and urban transport (tramways, metros).

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Management of turnkey railway projects
  • Overhead lines
  • Electro-mechanical
  • Power (electricity)
  • Signalling
  • Sleeper manufacture
  • Railway freight
  • Warnings
  • Railway rolling stock maintenance

Colas Rail is currently one of the leading players in the railway sector.

THE GROUP

Backing from major groups

Being part of the Colas Group, world leader in road construction and upkeep, gives Colas Rail a solid base, which relies on a very high level of competence and technologies.

Colas is present in some 40 countries on all continents through a network of 1,400 establishments, and employs over 62,000 people, almost half of whom are based outside metropolitan France.

While 80% of its business is devoted to roads, the Group has diversified by adding a range of activities in road safety, civil engineering, pipes, water-proofing, building, railways and site depollution.

The Bouygues Group

In 1986, Colas integrated the Bouygues group, putting the industrial giant among the leaders in construction worldwide.
Besides its original area of activity - building – the Bouygues group has rapidly extended its business to include real estate, telecommunications, television and energy.

Colas Rail in figures

  • 5,800

    people

  • 11

    different business areas

  • 24

    establishments on
    international markets

  • 947

    million euros
    in turnover in 2017

Operations

Operations

Material Resources

Plant and equipment

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Subsidiaries

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