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RAILWAY ENGINEERING

GIBB provides comprehensive transportation solutions in the fields of rail, urban and rural roads, airports and aviation, ports, transportation policy and planning. 

Our services include: 
  • Policy development 
  • Integrated transport planning 
  • Concept designs 
  • Feasibility studies 
  • Business case development 
  • Detail designs 
  • Contract management 
  • Concessions, development and management 
  • Asset condition assessment and rehabilitation planning 
  • Technical advisory services 

Our Transportation Team is supported by Public Private Partnerships (PPP’s), freight and logistics, economic and financial planning expertise available within GIBB. 

Railway engineering capabilities: 
GIBB’s Railway Engineering Sector has established itself as a world-class provider of technologically excellent, cost-effective and pertinent railway engineering solutions at every level, from planning to design and contract supervision of all rail-related projects.

Railway engineering related services: 
  • Stations and rail facilities architecture 
  • Business facilities 
  • Civil engineering 
  • Corridor route, station planning and route geometric design 
  • Economic evaluation 
  • Electric, light and power 
  • Financial modelling 
  • Fleet design 
  • Geotechnical survey 
  • Locomotive maintenance 
  • Maintenance engineering 
  • Noise and vibration 
  • Overhead track electrification and sub-stations 
  • Track design 
  • Port facilities 
  • Railway safety regulator applications 
  • Railway system engineering 
  • Relocation/protection of utilities 
  • Roads and earthworks 
  • Rolling stock procurement 
  • Safety and security systems 
  • Signalling and telecommunications 
  • Systems engineering and integration 
  • Track and formation 
  • Train operations 
  • Topographical survey 
  • Concession agreements


Head Office: 54 Maxwell Drive, Woodmead 2191, Johannesburg, South AfricaTel: +27 (0)11 519 4600