Our Core Competencies & Capabilities

G. W. Peoples Contracting Co., Inc. (GWP) is a DBE/MBE/SBE certified heavy construction firm that provides railroad construction services, including new installation, rehabilitation, maintenance, repair and removal.

Our capabilities include heavy and light, railroad and transit right-of-way, at-grade road crossings, and railroad bridges, as well as all related site activities. GWP also offers welding services, rail adjustment and UT testing.  We have successfully participated in large design/build projects, we have a national mobilization capability, and we have the resources available to undertake several projects simultaneously.

Our management staff has participated on some of the largest track construction projects of the past 25 years, including the Alameda Corridor Project in Los Angeles ($65 Million), a Bay Area Rapid Transit Project in San Francisco ($40 Million) and the Southern New Jersey Light Rail System in Camden, New Jersey ($55 Million), and the CSX Gateway Project ($850 million) in Ohio and Indiana.

Heavy and Light Rail Track Work/Industrial Track

  • Construction and Installation
  • Repair and Rehabilitation
  • Removal and Replacement
  • Ballast Removal and Replacement
  • Tamping Services

Fasteners and Insulators

  • Removal and Replacement
  • Specialized Equipment

Contact Rail Welding

Specialty Track Work

  • Direct Fixation Systems
  • Embedded Track
  • Girder Track

Continuous Welded Rail

  • Installation and Construction

Site Development

  • Clearing, Grubbing, Excavation

Tie Work

  • Removal and Replacement
  • Wood and Concrete
  • Tie Crane Equipment

Grade Crossings

  • Repair and Rehabilitation
  • Recondition and Resurface


GWP’s technical expertise extends across the entire scope of the rail transport industry, from light rail transit to commuter rail to heavy haul to high speed service.


G.W. Peoples is currently certified as a Disadvantaged/Minority owned under streamlined state-wide programs.



G. W. Peoples Contracting Co., Inc., is a national minority-owned company that specializes in heavy and light railroad and transit construction related activities.


1100 N Glebe Rd, Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201

  • 1-866-497-7245

  • 703-429-8550