Platforms, depots and bridges in steel and GRP.

Serving the rail network

One of the most challenging tasks in construction is keeping existing infrastructure updated in line with changing technology and requirements.

Our products facilitate the easy modification, replacement and upgrades required in both the overground and underground rail networks. Platform extensions to accommodate longer trains, improving emergency access and handrails to bridges can all be designed, manufactured, and installed by Lionweld Kennedy.

In rail depots we are the experts in maintenance access walkways, removable handrail, self-closing gates, access stairs and companion way ladders between levels.

Why choose LK for Rail?


  • Rail sector experts with industry knowledge, accreditations and experience
  • Design, manufacture, fabricate and installation services for a complete solution
  • Selected partner on UK wide, multi-million-pound projects

What Do We Do? 

We can supply a wide range of high-quality products to suit various needs. Our work within the rail sector has spanned the UK, providing important safety infrastructure across the rail network. Here are some ways that we have made the UK railway system a safer place for everyone:


When working on an active railway, it is essential to establish where your working boundaries are and a high-quality handrail system, is one of the most important safety features that can be used to maintain the safety of the workforce and the commuting public alike. Our industrial handrail system, Saferail is strong, sustainable and reliable.


Crucial to the safety of workers on railways,, our industry-leading mesh steel walkways and GRP mesh walkways parallel to railways provide workers with a safe and secure area from which to work. Our steel walkways have been used in many well-known projects like the West London Platform Extensions and the Newton Aycliffe Rail Facility.

Access Stairs

Having slip-resistant walkways and stairs on a busy railway is essential and our Safetreads access products provide workers with a safe, secure and sustainable solutions to any project requirement.

End-of-Platform Extensions

As the rail system develops in the UK, current platforms may need to be extended and designed to keep up with the rapid development. Here at Lionweld Kennedy, we pride ourselves on providing safe platform extensions that are built to last.

How Can We Help You?

Here at Lionweld Kennedy, we are one of the UK’s leading steel and GRP product manufacturers for the British railway network. If you’re working on a large-scale rail project and want to know how we can help you, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our expert team are happy to answer any questions you may have.

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