Company Vision and Strategy

To provide our clients with a
professional service, delivering
quality on time and to budget, and
working together with our clients to
Reduce Risk and Improve Safety

Laboratory Testing


4-RAIL Services Ltd was founded in 1997. We are now one of the leading providers of quality Scientific and Environmental services in the UK. to the rail, civil and construction industries.

With headquarters and a laboratory in North West London, we have grown our services and skills base significantly since its inception. The majority of our site work occurs in London and the South of England and much of this is from repeat business.

Our outstanding success is as a result of working closely with our clients to understand their requirements, providing expert support and exceeding their expectations. We will continue developing our people's knowledge and skills through appropriate training and support.

We are extremely proud to be celebrating our 20th year in the industry this year.

4-RAIL has grown over the years, both in size, and in our capability to satisfy our Client’s needs.

We are taking the opportunity, not only to celebrate the event through the year, but also to refresh our image. Below is a taster of the exciting changes to expect during 2017.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Asbestos Surveyor
  • Asbestos Manager

Please visit our 'Vacancies' page for more information.

4-RAIL Services are proud to support a number of registered charities.

For information please visit our Charitable Organisations page.

Thank you.

Our Services Include:

Environmental Services
Asbestos Surveys & Management Plans, Asbestos Sampling & Identification (including Scanning Electron Microscopy), Air Monitoring, Water and Effluent and Contaminated land including track ballast

Materials Testing
Fire properties assessment using a Heat Gun, Slip resistance assessments , Paint sampling & analysis for lead, Compositional evaluations, Mechanical analyses, Material investigations and Macroscopic & Microscopic analysis

Workplace Environment
Hazardous materials surveys, Control of substances hazardous to health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), Water testing and Noise assessments
Serving The Railway
Ballast and Dust solutions, Diesel Emissions Solutions, Ventilation and Other services that suport railway working

Metallurgical and Failure Investigations

Testing & Analysis of Concrete & Construction materials
(Holliday Concrete Testing Limited)
Training Courses
Emergency Support


Concrete Sampling

Examining a concrete core sample

Laboratory testing for a range of chemical, mechanical and physical properties.


Asbestos Management

Power Station

Determination of risk from asbestos containing materials is a legal requirement of the duty holder.


Site Risk Assessments

Risk Assessment

Personal monitoring for lead exposure in accordance with the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002.