Colas Rail is a global leader in all aspects of railway infrastructure, including the design, construction and maintenance of high speed, traditional, light rail and metro systems. This market position has been achieved both through our technical capability and our collaborative approach to working with clients and key stakeholders.

We have a strong presence in the UK where we are the largest provider of Track Renewals, and our Rail Systems business is delivering multidisciplinary projects including the £400m Wessex Capacity Programme at Waterloo and the £1.2bn Midland Metro Alliance in the West Midlands.

We operate and maintain the largest fleet of on-track plant in Europe and we are one of 5 national freight operators in the UK. Our Pullman facility in Cardiff maintains and refurbishes rolling stock to further add to our all-round rail sector capability.

Our training scheme

Our ACA programme provides you with the practical experience of working in the finance team of a market-leading company whilst you study towards the ICAEW’s Chartered Accountant qualification. You’ll receive a competitive salary, time off to study, and the support of colleagues who have also completed the ACA training contract. You’ll need a 2:1 degree from a leading university, the self-discipline to balance work and study when required, and the ambition to progress your career with us once qualified.