About us

about us

Experts in Planning and Delivering Complex Rail Programmes

Axial was founded in August 2017 by Directors Fin Burke and Tony Bullivant. Their vision has been to create holistic programme management solutions that enable efficient project delivery in the rail industry.

The development of our people is a core component in the success of the business. The Axial team is cross trained across a number of disciplines to drive value for our clients.

These disciplines include:

  • Project Planning in a variety of formats including Primavera, TILOS and Microsoft Project
  • Access and Possession Management including use of Network Rail’s PPS system
  • Construction Integration and Deconfliction including management of T minus planning
  • Visualisation and reporting on project health through key delivery metrics


Conveniently located in North Staffordshire, we are currently supporting delivery of key infrastructure projects in the Midlands and North West.

Delivering Across the UK

Axial support a number of Principal Contractors and work across a variety of infrastructure footprints in the UK.

This includes

  • Network Rail
  • Transport for London
  • Transport for Wales
  • Nexus


Our feature-rich programme management software sits at the heart of our offering. Our specialist planning tools provide you with bespoke levels of granularity to guide project teams through the delivery lifecycle.

Our team extensively supports you with a variety of services and tools across:

Programme Management

Project Controls

Access Planning

Construction Integration

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Why Work With Axial

Longstanding History

Industry-leading Approach

Specialist Rail Industry Knowledge

Processes & Planning

End-to-End Support

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Pioneers in rail programme management technology

Delivering technology that further enhances our clients’ success is a key goal for us. We have consolidated our experience and expertise into a construction planning process and toolkit that we are currently implementing on major projects in the UK.

This is being converted into a bespoke software platform, which will bring long-lasting benefits to HS2 and the wider UK rail industry

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