Welcome to the RCEA

Professional home for the Railway Civil Engineer


About Us

Welcome to the Railway Civil Engineers’ Association....

...promoting the benefits which railway civil engineers can bring to our world with a fast, comfortable, safe and sustainable means of transport. Please see About Us or Promotional Brochure.

If you are not yet a member, you are welcome to attend one of our meetings and of course to apply to join the Association - please use the Online Application Form on this site here.

Membership allows access to a wealth of information in the ‘Members Area’ and the opportunity to attend site visits both in the UK and overseas. I look forward to meeting you soon.

Jonathan Buttery, Past RCEA Chair (2020-2023)

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Please browse our website and find out all about the organisation, its people, history and activities. We have plenty more to offer in our Member's Area with interesting content on the past, present and future of railway civil engineering.

If you are a civil engineer working in the railway industry please consider Joining Us.

Jian Li Chew

Committee Member

The RCEA has allowed me to develop my network within the railway civil engineering industry, while helping to organise seminars and site visits that are of great interest to me.


Please find our frequently asked questions below. If you need further help please contact us here.

How to get in touch with the RCEA


We are always happy to engage with students, professionals young and old, and organisations in the railway industry. If you need to get in touch with us please email us at rcea@ice.org.uk.

Our Address

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London, SW1P 3AA

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