During the next 10 years, global rail traffic is expected to increase 20 percent. As demand increases, technological improvements are required to usher the industry into the future using state-of-the-art methods to increase speed, safety and efficiency.

Louis Berger has provided freight, rail and transit advisory services for more than 50 years. Internationally, the firm has most recently been involved with the Riyadh Metro project in Saudi Arabia and France’s TGV extension. Domestically, Louis Berger has supported bridge replacements within the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and developed a security and emergency preparedness program for the San Mateo Transit System in California.

Drawing upon this diverse set of experiences, Louis Berger supports transit system projects worldwide from the beginning phases of planning and design to construction management and maintenance.

Specialized expertise:

  • automated people movers
  • bored tunnels
  • cut-and-cover tunnels
  • freight rail
  • high-speed rail
  • light rail
  • monorails

Featured capabilities:

  • administration and inspection services
  • aerial structure design
  • bridge and structural design
  • civil and track design
  • environmental services
  • master planning
  • ridership analysis
  • site analysis and corridor studies