Canadian Railway Services - CRWS | James Marks and Lukasz Kozdeba

About us

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Welcome to Canadian Railway Services (CRWS), a leading engineering firm in the rail industry. Our company was founded in 2021 by James Marks and Lukasz Kozdeba with the goal of providing efficient, effective, and client-centric services. 

 At CRWS, we believe that communication is key to building strong relationships with our clients. That’s why we prioritize excellent communication in every aspect of our work. We keep our clients informed throughout the project, from the initial consultation to the final delivery, to ensure that we meet and exceed their expectations. 

 Our team is passionate about what we do, and we take pride in our ability to “move mountains” for our clients. This expression encapsulates our commitment to working tirelessly to deliver with 100% client satisfaction. We never settle for mediocrity; we always aim to provide sound conclusions and take it a step further by offering innovative solutions that address our clients’ unique needs. 

 At CRWS, we specialize in providing a range of engineering services in the rail industry. Our expertise includes but is not limited to structural design, modification and repair, interior refurbishment, overhaul, and many other services for rolling stock in both passenger and freight. We are constantly improving our skills and knowledge to ensure that we deliver the best possible results for our clients. 

 Thank you for considering Canadian Railway Services for your engineering needs. We look forward to working with you and exceeding your expectations. 



James Marks

James excels at being solution oriented and practical. He has a background in machining, fabrication, production, and industrial processes which translate very well into efficient and cost-effective engineered designs. James is customer and results oriented and strives for the most logical solutions to complex problems. He has more than a decade of Rail experience in rolling stock as a structural engineer. He is our director of Engineering and leads projects calmly and focuses on what is the most important goal, client satisfaction, while maintaining the integrity of the engineering profession.

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Lukasz Kozdeba

Lukasz has experience in management, manufacturing, and mechanical design. His 20 years of experience in the Canadian Armed Forces in a team leadership and logistics role translates extremely well into lean and efficient business practices as well as team dynamic. He manages a team of designers & engineers at CRWS on many different projects. He oversees all the operational needs for CRWS. He excels in productivity and adds value on a manufacturing & repair project or at the office overseeing design quality & drafting; his diversified skill set makes him an excellent leader and project manager.

Working at CRWS

When it comes to employment, CRWS places a lot of emphasis on a person’s special characteristics. Each person is important and must feel validated, supported, and encouraged to have an excellent work-life balance. Luckily, in the field of engineering and design, this is an easily attainable goal. Remote work, down time and schedule flexibility are among the tools we use to promote a healthy working environment. Of importance is also a sense of validation, recognition, and success, and this is achieved when a client is satisfied with the work produced. There is no better validation than a happy customer!

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