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Rail engineering

Ramboll provided professional engineering, design and consultancy services for all public transport systems, including the complete range of rail systems, from high-speed rail to urban transport systems, such as metro and light rail. We combine our expertise within our rail consultancy with all of Ramboll’s other service areas – allowing us to deliver fully integrated transport solutions. 
Metro tunnel, Copenhagen Metro

Our technical expertise comprises permanent way, traction power, and overhead catenary systems, interlocking systems, signalling, traffic management, telecoms, and rolling stock. With extensive expertise within railway and urban transport services, we offer planning, design, approval, operational, and commissioning services Spanning the whole project cycle, from inception to evaluation on completion.

Holistic and multidisciplinary planning

As a multidisciplinary consultancy, Ramboll is capable of delivering major complex projects that may require specialist railway expertise as well as  more general capability in civil engineering, structural engineering, environmental services, commercial advice and support, IT and project management.

We draw on our vast experience of local, national and international projects and are therefore capable of delivering internationally competitive and integrated holistic solutions that are tailored to local conditions and fully compliant with international standards.

Our approach

Our clients cover all major stakeholders in the rail market spanning government departments, railway authorities, railway infrastructure agencies, operators, contractors, consultants, suppliers, rolling stock operators, private investors, banks and other financial institutions. By having diverse customers, we have acquired a unique understanding of the different stakeholder needs and this gives us a valuable insight for finding solutions suitable for all stakeholders.


Capability Statement

Mobilising Public Transport
Read more about our rail engineering and consultancy services in the PDF (1.73 MB).
Light Rail Capability Statement
Enabling Light Rail Solutions
Read or download our brochure on light rail engineering and consultancy services (online publication, can be downloaded as pdf)



Ramboll is heading the consortium designing and planning the national rollout of the new EMRTS signalling system in Denmark
New Danish rail signalling system
All rail signalling systems in Denmark are to be renewed in the coming years. Rail Net Denmark, responsible for operating and developing Danish railways,...
Ramboll’s consultancy services regarding the existing metro lines encompassed all railway infrastructure disciplines. For Cityringen, in joint venture with Atkins, we are also responsible for rolling stock (the train fleet) and a large automated train depot which houses maintenance facilities and the control centre for the entire line.
The Copenhagen Metro
It was a groundbreaking event when the Copenhagen Metro opened its first fully automated, driverless metro in 2002. Since then, it has become the most...

Light rail
Light rail as enabler for urban development
The future light rail connection along the ring road ‘Ring 3’ just west of Copenhagen not only promotes a more coherent city infrastructure....
Fehmarn Belt rail project
Upgrading of the Ringsted-Fehmarn Railway Line
As part of the Fehmarn Belt tunnel project, the 110 km railway line between Ringsted and the Fehmarn-link in Rødby will undergo a comprehensive...

Railway tracks
Upgrading Aarhus-Hobro railway
Ramboll is responsible for the screening and upgrade of the railway tracks between Aarhus and Hobro. The tracks will be upgraded and prepared for 200 km/h...
Photo: Jernbaneverket
Intercity Sørli-Hamar-Lillehammer

Ramboll is planning an InterCity railway between Sørli and Lillehammer. The aim is to provide more efficient transportation between Oslo and the...

Judges from ICE London Awards 2017 visit Bermondsey Dive Under. Image courtesy ICE
Bermondsey Dive Under
Bermondsey Dive Under comprises a new section of railway track and infrastructure that allows Thameslink lines to cross Kent lines unimpeded. At this key...
Akalla-Barkarby metro line: providing efficient transportation for developing urban area
A metro line extension with two new stations will serve as a vital piece in the development of a new suburb in Stockholm with some 48,000 new inhabitants....

Inter City Railway Moss
Shorter travel distance to the capital.

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Tonni Christiansen
Tonni Christiansen
Director, Rail
T+45 5161 6430
Peter Heymann Andersen
Peter Heymann Andersen
Managing Director, Transport
T+45 5161 8454