Rail & Bus

The rail and bus sector has a complex (and evolving) contractual and regulatory matrix. We know our way around the maze and the issues. We won't leave you going round in circles.

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Our team of experts has advised on passenger rail franchise procurement and delivery, infrastructure bills and delivery contracts, track access and regulatory reviews, new and refurbished rolling stock, rail freight terminals and grants, tram schemes, station and maintenance depot developments and leases, retailing, ticketing and transport integration.

Our team has also handled contract disputes, high value claims for personal injury, line trespass and for damaged rolling stock, as well as HR, trades union and rail pension scheme matters. We’ve worked with the UK's largest coach and bus operators in cases involving serious injury, road traffic accidents, employer liability, public liability and fraud. 

Our national team provides decisive, expert direction in an approachable way. We are recognised for our exemplary service, understanding your commercial needs as well as the complex legal framework surrounding your industry. 

Praised for our innovative and energetic solutions, we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach in applying them.

Recent quotes from our clients via Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 include:

"They know the rail industry."

How we can help

We can help you go further with a range of services and products for rail and bus.

Some of our experts

Dan Mitchell


I am a Partner in the Insurance team.

Martin Gallaher

Partner - Head of Public Sector (Scotland)

As a Partner in the Construction and Infrastructure team, I work for public and private sector clients on infrastructure and project related matters.

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