Welcome to Prime Rail Solutions

Welcome to the home of Railway Infrastructure Product Approval and Homologation.  With over 44 year’s railway experience, Prime Rail Solutions Ltd has a wealth of knowledge in Product Approvals (product/systems approval certification), product development, sales (UK and Export),  business development, procurement & logistics,  training, project management, budget forecasting and monitoring.

PRS Ltd can provide UK manufacturers with a route to market in achieving approvals of their rail products for use in the UK and / or by rail authorities around the world. Being culturally aware, we have experience of successfully introducing products to markets as far away as Japan, Turkey, Lithuania, Serbia as well as mainland Europe and of course, here in the UK with Network Rail and Transport for London, etc

For non-UK manufacturers, we can provide specialist knowledge to help gain Product Acceptance in the UK from Network Rail, Transport for London and light rail systems. We also provide a service to complete Supplier approval status. Market intelligence is key to introducing new products and we can help with this too.

Why not let us help with your business development by engaging our services – to penetrate new markets, increase sales and gain market share.

Contact us for an initial discussion of your requirements

UK Manufacturers

Infrastructure Product Approvals / Homologation may take considerable time and effort to achieve. What actually needs approval? How do you find out? What is a “PADS number”?    There are so many things to look out for that may be a drain on your time and resources. Time and resources that could be better spent on other matters for your company This is why Prime Rail Solutions was created.  Let us take out the pain of you having to do this yourself.

Our services to UK manufacturers

  • Formulating and progressing approval applications on behalf of manufacturers, through to certification by Network Rail, Transport for London, light rail, etc.
  • Gathering of market intelligence to understand opportunities and threats.
  • Acting as your appointed distributor to rail administrations in the UK
  • Progressing ‘Approved Supplier’ qualification for Network Rail, TfL and others
  • Export sales – progress technical approval / Homologation with railway infrastructure authorities to enable use of products on non-UK rail Networks. France (SNCF), Holland (ProRail), Belgium (Infrabel), Germany (EBA and DB), Turkey (TCDD) etc, etc.
  • Progressing ‘Approved Supplier’ qualification as required by individual railway administrations.
  • For target countries; Identification of potential distributors, development and liaison as per customer requirements.
  • Developing long term relationships with distributors.

Non-UK Manufacturers

Prime Rail Solutions Ltd was created to help companies in achieving Product Approval /Homologation on rail networks around the world. Having 13 years experience of working in the UK Network Rail Acceptance team, PRS is ideally placed to help your company move into the UK market

Our services to Non-UK manufacturers and suppliers

  • Identification of a sponsor to support product introduction.
  •  Gathering of market intelligence to understand opportunities and threats.
  • Formulating and progressing technical approval applications through to certification by Network Rail, Transport for London, light rail, etc. in accordance with national UK Standards
  • Presentations and attendance at meetings as required to support your applications
  • Acting as your appointed distributor to rail administrations in the UK and developing long term relationships or;
  • Identifying, developing and recommending suitable UK distributors / agents.
  • Progressing ‘Approved Supplier’ qualification from Network Rail, TfL and others.

Contact Us

Prime Rail Solutions Ltd is based in the East of England which has good Transport links to the rest of the UK.

By air, we are close to London Luton, London Stansted, Birmingham, East Midlands Airports

By road, we are well situated near major road links.

By rail , the East Coast Main Line offers a quick route to London or the North whilst cross country routes allow easy access to the East and West.  Eurostar services are convenient for Ebbsfleet station and St Pancras International

Please contact us with your requirements:-

Telephone 07934-899099 or from outside the UK +44 7934 899099

Please contact Prime Rail Solutions with your Product Acceptance / Homologation requirements.