R & H Railway Consultants specialises in:
railway framework planning
track design & construction supervision
railway maintenance management
signalling & telecommunications
mechanical railway work.
The partnership of R&H Railway Consultants was founded in 1950 as a specialist railway consulting practice by Messrs FC Robertson and MF Hitchins, both of whom had been District Engineers in the South African Railways. With over half a century of railway planning and engineering design experience, R&H Railway Consultants are now ranked as one of Africa's largest private rail consultants.
R&H Railway Consultants offer a wide range of services including strategic railway planning, total railway engineering and design, and project management.
The company is a member of the Railroad Association (RRA) of South Africa. The RRA is the first professional organisation to represent the interest of South African transport industry companies that supply materials and services to the railway and road industry. In addition, the association represents a number of academic institutions and rail operators who are involved in maintaining and expanding South Africa's Railway system.