Train stations in large cities provide essential interchanges for millions of passengers each day. The security of passengers is of prime concern when designing new train stations.


Lars Elmer Kellerman

Lars Elmer Kellermann

Head of Department, Railway Infrastructure Design, Denmark
T: +45 5161 7627
Steven Brown. Ramboll

Steve Brown

UK Market Director, Rail
T: +44 7799 864 156
Jukka Pekka

Jukka-Pekka Pitkänen

Global Division Director, Smart Mobility
T: +358 40 738 4190

Stations consist of a number of user-orientated systems and traffic systems ranging from buildings, entrance/exit options,, platforms, information systems, and lighting design, to rail systems including tracks, signalling works, and electrical supply facilities.

Ramboll has extensive experience in the planning, project design, and modernisation of train stations. Our solutions combine expertise from our many specialist disciplines, e.g. transport systems, stations, urban development, telecommunication, traffic planning, project management, and construction management.

Ramboll is frequently involved in projects concerning train stations for heavy rail as well as S-bane, metro and light rail.

Our competencies within stations include:

  • Feasibility proposals regarding location of new train stations
  • Environmental and heritage considerations
  • Planning, design, and project management of building processes including modernisations
  • Planning, design, and project management of the stations, platforms, depots and bus terminals
  • Landscape planning
  • Pedestrian flow analysis, multimodal travel chain analysis and concepts
  • Integrating the stations to surrounding urban environment
  • Passenger information systems
  • Accessibility
  • Calculation of user movements and capacity of entrances, common areas, and platforms 
  • Calculations of traffic capacity of train stations
  • Planning, design, and project management of technical railway facilities – tracks, signalling, electrification etc. 
  • Lighting systems



Holmestrand - The world’s first mountain railway station

A new fourteen kilometers double track through the city of Holmestrand will greatly improve the rail services on the Vestfold line. Rambøll is responsible for the design of seven kilometers of the line and Holmestrand Statio

Image: Crossrail / TfL

Custom House Station

Custom House Station is one of the 10 new stations in London for the Elizabeth line that was opened on the 24 May 2022. It is the only above-ground station on the line, which is positioned on a tightly constrained site. The new station is predominantly constructed in pre-cast concrete elements, where Ramboll supported the design in enhancing its buildability and project managed the contractor's design team, overseeing 12 separate design disciplines.

Langdon Park DLR Station forecourt. Costain

Langdon Park Station, Docklands Light Railway

A new three-car DLR station built on-line around the existing Stratford line between All Saints and Devon's Road station, Langdon Park is central to regeneration plans for the area and was substantially funded by regional development monies. Ramboll acted as lead consultant for Costain, who carried out the project under a design & build contract.

 Docklands light railway three car enhancement

DLR three car enhancement

Docklands Light Railway has expanded its network to carry three car trains.

Image: Crossrail / TfL

Paddington Elizabeth line station

The new Paddington station serves the new Elizabeth line railway (formerly known as Crossrail) which increases capacity at this major London interchange and across the network by 200m passengers a year. The Ramboll team played an integral role in the design and delivery of the entrance canopy, façades, cladding, conservation and public realm, working extensively with stakeholders to overcome the highly complex challenges of this landmark station.

York Triangle. Photo: Network Rail

York Engineers’ Triangle Rail Operating and Training Centre

York Engineers' Triangle is the UK's largest rail operating centre and was built above the well-preserved foundations of three roundhouse and a Victorian engine shed. Ramboll archaeologists and structural engineers preserved 95% of the archaeological remains.

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