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COWI is an international specialist in railway engineering. Our highly professional staff are committed to developing efficient and innovative solutions within multidisciplinary railway and infrastructure projects.
Services COWI provides strong expertise within the railway disciplines such as
  • permanent way 
  • signalling systems 
  • operational rules 
  • power supply 
  • catenary systems 
  • telecommunication 
  • infrastructure for all civil works disciplines 
  • rolling stock

Our services cover the whole project life cycle from feasibility study through preliminary and final design, supervision, operation and maintenance.

We combine this with extensive project management, strategic planning, risk and safety management, procurement and tender management, environmental, social and climate assessment, transport economy and traffic projections, economic and financial studies and quality assurance.

The above services can be offered for high speed and main lines as well as suburban rail transport and station areas.

Railway specialistsDue to the wide range of services provided by COWI our consultants have extensive experience in undertaking complex multi-disciplinary railway and infrastructure projects with an emphasis on synergy of the expertise and efficient technologies.

Our staff are used to working together across diverse professional areas, across national borders and cultures, different educational backgrounds and collaborate efficiently on multidisciplinary assignments.

CustomersCOWI works for public railway infrastructure owners, national railway authorities as well as international donor organisations including the European Union, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank and the Nordic Development Fund. Furthermore, COWI also works as a consultant for private railway organisations, railway operators and contractors.

LAST UPDATED: 26.07.2017