Who we are

Innovative. Client focused. Multi-disciplinary.

We are Touchstone

Touchstone Rail is founded on over 50 years’ combined experience of its directors who have represented both client and contracting organisations. Our team has an extensive knowledge base gained through decades of experience in the delivery of major infrastructure projects.

We specialise in a wide range of rail engineering and assurance functions spanning the full lifecycle of projects from concept design and development, through the construction phase and entry into service and completions.

Our core aim is to provide our clients with a high quality and reliable service delivered by experienced rail professionals.


Our Directors

Working together for over 15 years, our directors’ values and core aims are closely aligned to grow Touchstone Rail into a leading rail consultancy and service provider throughout the UK’s rail sector.

Engineering Director

Chris Dormer

Technical Director

Adam Bell

Our expertise

Why choose us?

  • Experience and capability

    Drawing from the combined experience of our directors and wider team, we have the capability to make a positive difference to your project. We’ll add credibility and confidence with decisiveness and strong leadership at each and every stage.

  • Positive interaction

    Engaging, approachable, flexible and proactive, we’re committed to making a positive difference for our clients and service users. We understand the importance of managing projects efficiently, striving to provide the very highest quality of service.

  • Interface management

    Our vast ASPRO and stakeholder management experience separates us from our competitors. By efficiently managing the interface between third parties and clients, we eliminate time, effort and cost, resolving conflicts through collaboration.

  • Industry knowledge

    To complement our in-house expertise, we have immediate access to an extensive network of associates and multi-disciplinary SMEs, providing specialist competency covering the full spectrum of railway systems and functions.

  • Safety first

    Our positive health and safety culture and robust management system recognise that continuous collaboration is essential to achieving the highest standards. Safety starts with every individual, and this underpins the collective values of Touchstone Rail.

  • Nationwide coverage

    We are resourced to undertake any assignment or provide project support throughout the whole of the UK Rail network and have the flexibility to operate at short notice.


Certifications & Accreditations

Fully accredited via RISQS audit and members of CIRAS, our internal HSQE management systems adhere to all relevant current ISO standards.

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