Thursday 10th February 2022: John Sisk & Son, the international construction and civil engineering business, has acquired Fuse Rail to complement its existing rail business in the UK. Fuse Rail, based in Kent, will continue to operate under its current branding and management team and its acquisition will provide excellent opportunities for growth for the business.

Commenting on the deal Nick Culshaw, Managing Director of Sisk Rail, said: “Well done to all involved in making this deal happen. We look forward to working closely with the team in Fuse to help them grow and seek out new opportunities. This is a very exciting time for Fuse and Sisk Rail. Fuse Rail is a very strong complimentary fit with Sisk in terms of culture, focus on people and delivering excellence for customers.”

Dave Saunders, Managing Director of Fuse Rail, said: “We are delighted to have joined the Sisk business and look forward to continuing to deliver for our clients. From day one we knew there was a good fit with the people we have met as part of this process. Being part of the Sisk Rail business will open opportunities for us in our business and thanks to all my team who have worked really hard to get us over the line.”

Fuse Rail is a specialist company servicing Electrification and Plant requirements within the Rail industry, based in Kent in the South-East of England. Through its talented team, it delivers specialist mechanical, electrical and construction projects, while maintaining the highest safety, health, environmental and quality standards.

This acquisition adds to Sisk Rail’s proven capability in the sector across the UK. Sisk Rail is one of the leading contractors in the UK carrying out structures’ remediation, buildings refurbishment, mechanical and electrical planned maintenance, litter clearance, earthworks, fencing, drainage clearance and repairs on behalf of Network Rail and other train operating companies.

No consideration is disclosed for the transaction.