We continually work to certified standards ensuring quality assurance which is recognised and respected throughout the industry.

OCL is an approved Corporate Member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation having satisfied REC membership criteria and is committed to its code of practice.


RISQS, OCL Rail Ltd have been a successful member of RISQS since 2010 and have always passed with a clean bill of health. In May 2015 we were proud to achieve a maximum 5 star rating which is awarded to suppliers who demonstrate absolute full compliance with the industry requirements and Sentinel scheme protocols. The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) is the supplier pre-qualification service used by buyers of all products and services throughout the GB rail industry. RISQS is industry-owned, sponsored by a board of representatives from across the rail industry reporting into the RSSB Board.


ISO certifications ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and as part of OCL Rail Company’s commitment and drive towards continuous improvement, we achieved these three ISO certifications in recognition for our fully developed Quality, Health and Safety, and Environmental Management Systems. This was through ACM Ltd, a UKAS accredited certification body.


Constructionline OCL are proud to be an accredited and audited to Gold standards member of Constructionline which is the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management service that collects, assesses and monitors standard company information through a question set that is aligned to PAS 91, the pre-qualification questionnaire developed by BSI to reduce duplication within the construction industry. OCL Rail Ltd have successfully passed all Audit requirements and been a successful member of Construction line since 2015 with the recent award of Gold status in 2019


FORS The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme is an accreditation scheme encompassing safety, fuel efficiency, vehicle emissions and improved operations. FORS accreditation also demonstrates compliance with TfL’s own Work Related Road Risk requirements (WRRR). It is now mandatory for contractors and their sub-contractors who deliver to a TfL premises or site to adopt the WRRR and cycle safety requirements. OCL Rail Ltd have been a fully compliant member of FORS since 2014.


CHAS – We have successfully passed audit requirements and been an accredited member of CHAS since 2013. CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers. With 720 buyer members and over 62,000 suppliers on its database, CHAS is not only the largest but also the fastest growing health and safety assessment scheme in the UK.


Safecontractor – OCL Rail Ltdhave been a approved member of Safecontractor since 2015. Safe contractor has more than 270 clients and over 24,000 contractor members, it is one of the fastest growing health and safety assessment schemes in the UK. Initially developed as a bespoke project for a Property Management client the product was further developed and expanded to provide web based access to its clients.
OCL have carried out many civils and electrical projects for myself for over the past 10 years within the rail sector. They deliver what is required when needed and are trustworthy therefore I have no problem in recommending them.
Paul Mansell, Contracts Director Fourway Communications
I would like to thank all at OCL for a great job carried out by your staff over the 52 hour week end possession at Hockley station. The Pre planning meetings and OCL’s early engagement with Braybrook really helped the smooth delivery of this project. A very professional job was done right first time, with no snags, we certainly look forward to using OCL in collaboration on future projects.
Lee Goodacre, Managing Director - Braybrook Building and Rail and Contractors
OCL Rail in conjunction with the Giffen Group carried out a number of varied installation projects at Neasden Depot the quality of their work and collaborative approach contributed greatly to the success in delivery of the projects involved with NDUP. I would have no hesitation in recommending OCL Rail for future works.
Sean Gutsell, Construction Manager TFL‚ NDUP- SSR Upgrade
I have used OCL for over 8 years now not only as a labour agency but also carrying out contracted price work for the Giffen Group, I have always been extremely pleased with not only the efficiency of their service but the quality of their work.
Carl Messer, Head of Operations LUL – Giffen Group
I have worked with OCL Group on several rail projects. I have been very impressed by their professional, customer orientated approach to all aspects of works. They are a contractor who consistently deliver a high quality end product at a competitive price with attention to detail and I would not hesitate to recommend OCL Group for rail related projects.
Lloyd Jenkins, Professional Head of Infrastructure - Old Dalby Test Track
OCL Rail was contracted by CCS to carry out a platform and canopy refurbishment package of works at Great Chesterford station these works incorporated varied tasks including platform resurfacing, drainage installation, tactile and coper resurfacing, painting and brickwork along with roofing elements, this Package was delivered on time and on budget with no Snags.
Dhaud Sardar, Cleshar Contract Services Ltd
I can confirm the OCL group have conducted themselves in every aspect of their works with excellence . They have recently worked for us completing our coper instalments at purely station. The works are to satisfaction with zero snags .
Many thanks to OCL for the works carried out on SSE Rail sites in 2018. The LUL premises Engineer inspected both Ruislip, Northwood on Tuesday and was highly impressed with the standard of the works attention to detail throughout the OCL works. Both OCL SER sites have been very well planned managed, OCL site manager has always planned ahead and worked collaboratively with SSE to foresee and help resolve technical issues well in advance of installing the works. The LUL Premises engineer was very happy with the standard of the delivery from OCL stated that LUL may use the sites as an example of an ideal site for other contractors. The delivery of these SER works are a credit to Mat and the team; as above, all your staff have been a pleasure to work with throughout 2018.
Craig Keogh, Project Manager (SER Contract 6A) - SSE Rail Enterprise