Nutshell Apps® | Tailored Software for Rail & Construction

Empowering the UK Rail and Construction industries with tailored digital solutions

Nutshell Apps® specialises in transforming the UK Construction and Rail Infrastructure sectors through digitalisation.

Our suite of off-the-shelf apps and bespoke solutions digitise mission-critical processes, ensuring safety, efficiency and effortless compliance.

Discover how our applications can revolutionise your operations.

Trusted by industry leaders

Nutshell® is a trusted software partner to some of the world's most innovative companies

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Digitising for safety and efficiency

Our most popular applications – including Fatigue Management, Risk Assessments, RAMS and Permits to name just a few – are all designed to streamline operations, ensure safety on site, and make compliance a breeze for anyone working in the UK Construction and Rail sectors.


With over 30 years of experience building custom productivity software for businesses just like yours, we have an extensive library of 100+ apps ready to use as they are, or as a starting point for building a solution tailored specifically to your individual needs.


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Nutshell's unique no-code drag n' drop app builder

100% Customised to your business

All Nutshell® apps are built and hosted on our own no-code app development platform, which allows our team of experts to design and customise every inch of your solution to fit the way your business already works.

This unique approach allows for extremely rapid and cost-effective bespoke development, whilst minimising disruption to your workforce. Better still, Nutshell® can deploy apps to any device (smartphone, tablet or desktop computer) that are fully functional with or without internet connection.

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Seamlessly integrated with your existing systems

Nutshell® integrates effortlessly with your existing technology stack, allowing you to plug the gaps in your digital ecosystem safely and securely, without having to replace the tools your workforce are already happy with.

Nutshell® can connect to any third-party product with an open API, and is a particularly good fit with the MS Office 365 environment. With plug n’ play connectors to a range Microsoft products, Power BI connectivity as standard and support for Entra ID (formerly Active Directory) Nutshell® helps you get more out of your existing setup.

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Ready to start your transformation?

Discover how Nutshell® helps companies in the UK Rail and Construction industries work faster, safer and more cost-effectively, with a 100% tailor-made software solution.

Don’t take our word for it

Nutshell® business apps have revolutionised the way our clients operate, providing tailor-made software solutions in a fraction of the time, and at a more viable price-point than less flexible off-the-shelf tools. Hear what leaders at Systra, Hegarty, Direct Enviro, Network Rail and many others have to say about the impact Nutshell® has had on their businesses…

“The Nutshell® team [created] an app-based system which is now used on all our projects – the apps are simple to use and get great feedback from our operational sites.”

Daniel Hatcher

Bauer Technologies

“In our RISQS audit, when the auditor saw Nutshell®, he said it was the best Fatigue Management system he had ever come across.”

Dave Atkinson


Systra Rail Case Study

Systra Rail

Find out how Nutshell helped Systra engineers reduce end-to-end data processing time by 75% through rapid no-code mobile app development

Nutshell Apps BCM Construction Case Study

BCM Construction

Find out how Nutshell helped BCM digitise the everyday processes most responsible for lost time and bad data, without exhausting their IT budget…

Solutions tailored to your needs

Whether you’re managing construction projects or maintaining rail infrastructure, Nutshell® makes it possible to create digital solutions that fit the way your business already works, resulting in a happier, safer workforce.

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Start your digital transformation journey

Join the ranks of industry leaders using Nutshell® to achieve operational excellence through tailor-made digital solutions. Speak to one of our experts today.