Coombes RAIL

Keeping your projects on track.

Working in partnership with Network Rail, and alongside other major contractors, we provide a range of off-track services, including vegetation management, on-track plant hire, ecological support, civil engineering and fencing. All while maintaining a focus on quality, safety, and efficiency.

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Vegetation Management

As an ARB approved contractor who also specialise in ecological support, we take a careful but pragmatic approach to vegetation management. In addition to meeting our clients' practical and aesthetic needs, we also consider the environmental impact of any project and aim to enhance your site's habitat and biodiversity whenever possible by using the expertise of our in-house ecologists.

  • Complete Lineside vegetation maintenance
  • Leaf fall mitigation
  • Herbicide application & invasive species control
  • Emergency response
  • Vegetation surveys & assessments
  • Mechanical & manual tree clearance
  • Habitat enhancement & creation
  • Vegetation control & management plans
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On Track Plant and POS services

As On-Track Plant Operations Scheme (POS) license holders, with a growing fleet of modern road-rail vehicles, highly trained operatives and our own FORS accredited transport, we can support one-off emergency jobs, or provide a full POS Management Service.

Our OTP team are available 24/7 and will help you get the job done, on time, and on budget.

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Ecological Support

As a company, we take our environmental and social responsibility seriously and pride ourselves on being caring and considerate neighbours. We're familiar with clearing vegetation in ecologically sensitive habitats and sites, and by working closely with our ecologists, we guarantee that all works are carried out in line with Network Rail's biodiversity action plan.

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Civil Engineering

There's more to us than just tree and vegetation management.

Our civils team provide a range of groundworks, minor civil works and operational maintenance to local authorities, rail, construction, and utility companies throughout the UK.

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Fencing and Hoarding

From high-security perimeter protection to wildlife fencing and barriers, we can plan and install all types of fencing to suit your requirements. And because we’re experts in vegetation management, we can own the entire process, from planning and site clearance to procurement and installation.

  • High-Security Perimeter Fencing
  • Chain Link Fencing
  • Heavy Duty Mesh Fencing
  • Steel Balustrades
  • Concrete Fencing
  • Timber (Closeboard, Lap, Feather)
  • Gates and Locks

Environmental Services

We are committed to helping our clients operate responsibly and in line with all relevant legislation. We’re proud to offer a range of services that support environmental and ecological sustainability.

Ready to start your project?
We're here to help.

To discuss your requirements, or to arrange a site visit, call us on 01730 231 761

I would rate Coombes as not only competent and professional when dealing with difficult sites efficiently, but also a company who are friendly to deal with, put a great deal of effort into getting the job done right, with safety at the core of their operation.

Carl Dunkley
Network Rail