R&H was established as Robertson and Hitchins Consulting Engineers in 1950, and have since migrated through various acquisitions into R&H Rail, to become a significant force in maintaining and supporting the railway, parastatal, mining and industrial sectors with rail expertise.

In 2004 R&H Rail became part of the international DAR Group of Companies. With companies including TY-Lin, Penspen and Perkins & Will forming part of their portfolio, the Group is rated second globally for Consultants in the building and airport categories, second in the Transportation Division and ninth in the Sewer/Waste Division.

With R&H’s head office in Johannesburg, and supporting offices in eMalahleni (Witbank), Durban & Kathu, we are at the forefront of rail activities in Africa.

Providing quality rail solutions based on integrity, honesty, expert knowledge and innovation in view of service excellence

R&H is committed to the development of the rail sector and the important function it plays in the social development of the continent as a global and industrial contributor.  R&H has achieved a Level 3 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status, which combined with our Value Added Supplier status, results in a final B-BBEE procurement recognition of 110%

R&H staff includes 18 registered professionals, all of who have more than 10 years’ experience specifically in the field of railway engineering.

R&H implements an approved ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System to ensure continued service excellence and product delivery.

  • ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System (ISO)
  • Fully accredited by the Transport Education Training Authority (TETA)
  • Endorsed by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

R&H Rail (Pty) Ltd is a member of the DAR Group of Companies