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Railway Contractor Insurance

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Experts for insuring railway contractors throughout the UK

Caunce O’Hara currently cover 10,000+ rail workers for railway contractor insurance for: professional indemnity insurance, employers liability insurance and public/products liability insurance.

Railway contractor insurance

Railway Contractor Insurance available: Public/Products Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity. Call 0333 321 1403 today for a quote.

Here at Caunce O’Hara we were the pioneers of online insurance policies for freelancers and contractors in 1997. We are proud to be able to directly offer online railway contractor insurance policies through our Rail Scheme.

UK rail worker insurance cover

Rail contractor insurance policies available to you include:


General acceptable criteria for cover includes:

  • Turnover or fee income of less than £250,000 pa.
  • A maximum of 5 employees.
  • No claims or circumstances in the last 3 years.
  • Need to be a UK-based company.
  • All UK-based work – no overseas exposure.
  • No previous insurance cancelled or declined.
  • Work as part of a team, with no sign-off responsibility for work undertaken.


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Below is a list of the rail professions with access to cover under our Rail Scheme.
Green = Low level of risk. Amber = Moderate level of risk. Red = High level of risk.


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  • Professional Indemnity Insurance

    Important cover insuring you for claims if you’re sued for a mistake that happened as a result of your work, or if a dissatisfied customer files a negligence claim against you. Indemnity available up to £5m.

  • Employers Liability Insurance

    Legally required for your business, we provide £10 million cover if you have to pay compensation or legal fees because your staff get ill or injured at work.

  • Public/Products Liability Insurance

    Cover available up to £5m.
    Increase to £10m - to be referred to our underwriters, dependent on the level of risk.


  • Competitive pricing
  • Dedicated handlers to assist with your queries
  • Documents issued instantly via e-mail
  • Access to your own claims team
  • Cover for legal defence costs and compensation bills
  • Monthly payments

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