Welcome to the Colas Rail Hub

Colas Rail is one of Europe's leading suppliers of railway infrastructure services. We are award-winning specialists, having designed and constructed all forms of railway across Europe and the UK. Colas Rail is responsible for delivering major projects and maintenance frameworks for our clients. The brand is well-established, with a...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

To find out more about our organisation please visit:

Over 970 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
Track delivery partner for Network Rail's £800m 2014 - 2019 investment programme.
94% of our employees enjoy the work that they do at Colas Rail and 95% care about the future of Colas Rail.
Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, and our graduates are involved in their own safety challenge.
Winner of the 2015 UK Rail Industry Awards in the Graduate Scheme category.

Placements / Internships

Emma Perry - Technical Engineer

Started in 2012 (Future Leaders Programme) Discipline: Civil Technical Engineer The graduate programme was an excellent starting block for a career in the railway industry. Having had previous experience within the Civils Industry I...

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Munaf Ally

Project Manager S&C Alliance

Started 2012 (Future Leaders Programme) Discipline: Civil Project Manager S&C Alliance My name is Munaf Ally and I proud to say I completed the Colas Rail Graduate Programme. Prior to joining Colas, I read for a Masters degree in...

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Benedict Robinson

Commercial Graduate

Why did you apply to Colas Rail? I applied to the Colas Rail Commercial Graduate Programme as the broad range of experiences it could provide me with was very appealing. Everything I researched about the company was impressive and I knew...

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Will Bryant

Colas Rail Graduate Scheme 2009

Started 2009 (Future Leaders Programme) Discipline: Mechanical Operations Director S&C – Track The Colas Rail Graduate Programme has given me exposure to a variety of areas of the business, at all levels, within the rail...

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Tom Stoddart

Project Manager (part of 2011 Colas Rail Graduate Scheme)

I started as a Colas Rail Graduate in September 2011. I was inducted into the company and received initial training within the first few weeks with Colas; including personal track safety (PTS), legal & commercial and health and safety at...

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