Rail Solutions

Aspect operates locally, nationally and internationally with a bias for supporting Minor Railway operators

In addition to Safety Health Environment & Fire (SHEF) Risk Management solutions; we provide specialist Technical Advice and Training for everything we do, which includes but is not limited to:  



  • The provision of integrated Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Minor and Mainline Railway operators and sub-contractors
  • Assessment of risk and supervision of change management
  • All auditing and compliance services including RM3 / safety certs
  • The provision of Sectional Appendix and SIs
  • Operating and Timetabling activities
  • All advice and work to ensure your railway complies with the HASWA 1974 it subordinate legislation including ROGS



  • Quality management and assurance
  • Independent Competent Persons and their duties (SQEP)
  • Advice on traction (Steam Diesel and Electric) and C&W design, repair and maintenance including the provision of Technical Files
  • Type approval / yellow book / Technical File work
  • Wheel / rail interface issues


Permanent way and Traction

  • PW inspections and training and the provision of track standards
  • Feasibility studies for new projects / works
  • Level crossing risk assessments and work for LC orders
  • Supervising the introduction of new infrastructure to your railway (stations, sheds, sidings, traction and rolling stock etc)
  • We work with all gauges


  • Accident and incident investigation
  • Training in all railway related subjects including the Minor Railway Passport Scheme
  • Aspect will act as your railway’s competent person
  • We can deal with ORR and RAIB on your behalf

With the penalties for non-compliance becoming ever harsher can you afford to continue to go it alone? Let us take the pressure off the increasing demands on your time to carry out compliance issues. Giving you time to devote the more rewarding aspects of running a railway. We also give you a certain peace of mind knowing your compliance issues are in our competent hands and knowing that if you have a question, our advisors are at the end of the helpline to answer your queries.

Aspect provides cost effective SHEF Risk Management and technical solutions and services detailed above and more so why not contact us now to see how we can be of benefit to your business. We would be delighted to hear from you