What we do

Utilising advanced technologies and a range of innovative rail-compliant materials, Ast Rail provides a complete range of services for passenger and freight rail. From fixing up tired toilets to replacing lacklustre liveries; if you’ve got an idea - Ast Rail will bring it to life safely, on time, on budget and on point. Get in touch to discuss your next project.

Refreshing & Protecting Interiors

Transform time-worn interiors, including vestibules, buffet cars and toilets, in speed and style with our hard-wearing anti-graffiti graphic, laminate and paint solutions.

We also have a wide range of anti-vandal and solar window films to resist etching damage and carriage over-heating. 

Rail Branding & Exterior Refurbishment

In the case of new rolling stock, cascaded stock, dilapidations, franchise change or refurbishment, we can design, produce and install compliant vinyl and paint solutions to meet your needs.

As experts in delivering complex projects in short timeframes, our dedicated team will ensure your vision is made reality with minimum fuss, to the highest standard. Our mobile surface specialists can repair and rejuvenate your rolling stock anywhere in the UK.

Stay graffiti free with our cutting-edge compliant films and varnishes. Hard-wearing, easy to clean and UV resistant.

Station Branding

From wayfinding and customer information solutions to turnstile advertising and exterior and interior wall wraps, we can provide complete turnkey project management to transform station environments and reflect your brand values.

Anti-Graffiti Protection & Aftercare

Graffiti attacks on rolling stock are a perennial problem, lowering ambience scores and resulting in significant direct and indirect costs to train operators.

Our rail compliant ant-graffiti over-laminates and coatings include 3D conformable solutions that can be integrated into any interior or exterior vinyl, paint finishes or glass for fast and easy removal.

Our materials are independently tested and proven to resist multiple attacks and clean without leaving residue or ghosting, meaning your fleet remains in tip-top condition for longer.

Labels & Notices

We understand the need for super fast turnaround of passenger information and mandatory labels for train interiors and exteriors. With our stock-holding service and online ordering system, you can replace all your self-adhesive vinyl labels, sub-surface printed or engraved notices and tactile or photo-luminescent labels in a jiffy, helping you to avoid unnecessary penalties.