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

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News

RailLive 2017 Event - Long Marston

4RS exhibited at RailLive2017 again this year and were pleased to welcome many visitors from a host of different disciplines. The event was well attended and allowed 4RS staff to further understand significant problems being currently faced in the workplace environment. One lucky visitor, Gary Mason from Network Rail, walked away with a John Lewis picnic hamper.


4-RAIL Services 20 Year Anniversary (1997 - 2017)

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.


Science Masterclass - February 2016

4-RAIL Services’ management had the privilege of taking a Science Masterclass at a primary school in the hope of inspiring the next generation of scientists. The presentation consisted of a number of well received visual and audible experiments followed by a discussion of how the presenter ended up working in the field of science.


4-RAIL Services Sponsor a PhD Student at Leeds University

4-RAIL Services is in the process of sponsoring a PhD student at Leeds University to develop a better method for monitoring specific constituents of diesel fume. This research will give a greater understanding into exposures in engineering environments where diesel engined plant is in use.


London to Brighton Bike Ride - 21st June 2015

4-RAIL Services are proud to support our colleagues in their upcoming charity bike ride from London to Brighton. The 4RS team of ten are; Chris Jury, Scott Hagland, Sandra Kardinskaite, Craig Davies, Thanaraja Vakesan, Charlie Bayly, Rebeca Lopez, John Kearney, Sophie Frith and Andreia Popa

The team are challenged with a grueling 56 mile ride, all for a remarkable cause, Trinity Palliative Care Services and Brian House Children's Hospice!

Please support our heroic 4RS team by donating through JustGiving using the link below. Thank you!


IntoUniversity

4-RAIL Services is proud to be a supporter of IntoUniversity (http://intouniversity.org/) which offers innovative programmes at local centres to support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain either a university place or another chosen aspiration.


BOHS Membership - February 2015

As part of our continued commitment to Occupational Health, 4-RAIL Services are pleased to announce that we are now an affiliate member of BOHS (British Occupational Hygeine Society) www.bohs.org


RISQS Audit; New Product Qualification - January 2015

As part of our annual RISQS audit (previously Link-Up), 4-RAIL Services Ltd successfully gained qualification in the following additional products;

  • 15.05.02 TCD Portable Ventilation Systems
  • 15.05.02 CBD Portable Ventilation Systems
  • 15.05.02 DES Portable Ventilation Systems

And remain qualified for products:

  • 04.14.02 SER Asbestos Testing and Consultancy
  • 15.05.02 MRC Portable Ventilation Systems

4-RAIL Services also remain a fully registered supplier for the following products:

  • 04.61.01 SER General Environmental Consultancy
  • 04.61.08 SER Water Quality & Pollution Studies
  • 04.69.01 SER Occupational Health Consultancy
  • 04.69.08 SER Workplace Environment Monitoring & Assessment
  • 04.75.02 SER Scientific & Laboratory Services
  • 15.05.02 SMP Portable Ventilation Systems

Link-Up Audit; New Product Qualification

As part of our annual Link-Up audit, 4-RAIL Services Ltd successfully gained qualification in the following additional products;

  • 04.14.02 SER Asbestos Testing and Consultancy

And remain qualified for products:

  • 04.68.08 SER Workplace Environment Monitoring & Assessment
  • 15.05.02 MRC Portable Ventilation Systems

4-RAIL Services also remain a fully registered supplier for the following products:

  • 04.60.01 SER General Environmental Consultancy
  • 04.60.08 SER Water Quality & Pollution Studies
  • 04.68.01 SER Occupational Health Consultancy
  • 04.74.02 SER Scientific & Laboratory Services

Successful transition to ISO 17020:2012

4-RAIL Services are pleased to confirm that we have successfully transitioned to the new standard for Inspection bodies, ISO17020:2012.


Obtaining FORS Gold - April 2013

4-RAIL Services Limited are proud to announce that Transport for London have accredited us with the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS): Gold.


Obtaining FORS Silver - January 2013

4-RAIL Services Limited are proud to announce that Transport for London have accredited us with the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS): Silver.


Obtaining FORS Bronze

4-RAIL Services Limited are proud to announce that Transport for London have accredited us with the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS): Bronze.


ISOQAR Registration ISO 9001: 2008 and BS OHSAS 18001: 2007:

4-RAIL Services Limited are pleased to announce that we have successfully gained certification for ISO 9001: 2008 and BS OHSAS 18001: 2007.

Certificate number 10043
ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001


London Underground Silver Award: 29th May 2012

4-RAIL Services Limited are very proud to receive the 'London Underground Silver Award' in recognition of our services in relation to the management of asbestos issues over the duration of the Victoria Line Upgrade (VLU) project.


Link-Up Audit; New Product Qualification

As part of our annual Link-Up audit, 4-RAIL Services Ltd successfully gained qualification in the following additional products;

  • 0405.1001.CON General Environmental Consultancy
  • 0405.1008.CON Water Quality & Pollution Studies
  • 0413.1001.CON Occupational Health Consultancy
  • 0413.1008.SER Workplace Environmental Monitoring & Assessment
  • 0421.1002.SER Scientific & Laboratory Services
  • 1505.1002.MRC Portable Ventilation Systems

Acquisition of Micron Analytical Ltd

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4-Rail Services Ltd is please to announce that Micron Analytical Ltd is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the 4-Rail Services group. Micron Analytical, based in Scunthorpe, is a UKAS accredited laboratory offering Asbestos Surveys, Airborne Fibre Monitoring, 4 Stage Clearances, Bulk Analysis and Project Management services.

The same professional, dynamic team, lead by Lucy Whitehead and supported by Lorraine Rynne will continue to focus on delivering the cost effective, quality solution for client needs.

This acquisition further bolsters the 4-Rail groups position as a leading provider of scientific and environmental services throughout the UK.


East London Line Project and the Brunel Tunnel

The Brunel TunnelThe contract awarded to 4-RAIL to supply and maintain a temporary ventilation and air monitoring system for safe working  throughout the Brunel Tunnel was part of a  24 hour service provided to the Joint Venture client.  In addition4-RAIL were contracted to provide environmental services, particularly for materials testing, identification and the removal of hazardous substances throughout this major Track Construction Programme.


 

The Cutty SarkThe Cutty Sark Tea Clipper

The Cutty Sark Tea Clipper was damaged by fire in May 2007.  An extensive renovation project was undertaken on the Cutty Sark to make good the damage.  In this type of work, repainting of the steel work and preparation of timbers, 4-RAIL have experience in undertaking airborne dust and solvent monitoring to demonstrate that control measures are ensuring that the exposures of operatives remain within the HSE Workplace Exposure Limits.

 


Network Rail Station; Thameslink Project.

4-RAIL Services have recently completed a full suite of health and safety surveys for hazardous materials for a proposed station redevelopment project.

Thameslink ProjectThis is part of the large ongoing Thameslink project within London. The hazardous materials surveys included asbestos surveys (Management & Demolition Surveys), lead in paint coating systems sampling & analysis, plaster sampling for anthrax contamination, avian and rodent identification, sharps / hypodermic needle identification, water / sludge and soil / spoil sampling for the purpose of identification and control of hazardous waste.


Crossrail Project

CrossrailA recent project incorporated a refurbishment / demolition survey for asbestos. The client was keen to have us involved with the project management of the removal of the indentified asbestos, and as such 4-RAIL Services acted as the client’s representative on site during the removal works. This incorporated airborne fibre monitoring throughout  the removal  by the licensed asbestos contractor, and a close working relationship with the licensed asbestos contractor to ensure the project was completed on time, but more importantly to the high standard that 4RS clients expect.


Trinity Hospice & Palliative Care Services

“Trinity Hospice & Palliative Care Services provides care free of charge to their patients, carers and their families.  It can be at home, in the hospice and in the community. 

Trinity HospiceIt can be for days, months or years.  We provide the very best care we can for everyone facing the end of life.”

“We rely heavily upon voluntary donations for our funding and are able to provide this valuable service without charge due to the constant support we receive from the local community, organisations & businesses.” 

The management and staff of 4-RAIL Services are very pleased to be able to support Trinity. We will keep you up-to-date with our fund raising efforts through our NEWS sheet.

LABORATORY TESTING AND ANALYSIS

Laboratory Project

Examining a concrete core sample

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

ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT

Power Station

Power Station

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

SITE ASSESSMENTS

Site Assessment

Risk Assessment

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