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To support the unique installation, maintenance and operational requirements of the UK rail industry, VolkerRail provides and operates a broad spectrum of specialist plant and services.

From rail mounted Kirow cranes to hand-held equipment, the range of plant available and the services we provide is extensive. This is all backed up by our in-house training, planning and professional engineering teams.

Kirow 250 / 810 /1200 rail mounted cranes

VolkerRail has continually invested in leading edge technology including state of the art rail mounted cranes. We have a crane fleet ranging from the Kirow 1200, with its 125 tonne capacity,...

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Beaver lightweight tampers

Our Beaver lightweight tampers can be easily transported by road, quickly on-tracked, and are a highly reliable high output compact tamper.

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OTM S&C tamper

VolkerRail's on track machine (OTM) S&C Tamping fleet consists of; three Matisa B45 top range S&C machines, four Matisa B41 top range S&C machines and one Plasser and...

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Ballast Regulators

VolkerRail's OTM Ballast Regulating fleet provides specialist ballast formation requirements for both renewals and maintenance activities. These are operated by an experienced team of driver...

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Permanent Particle Rail Magnets

The rail infrastructure suffers problems in various locations where minute particles of metal are produced by the abrasion of wheels on the rails, particularly on the outside of tight radius curves.

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RRV / MEWPs and access plant

VolkerRail opperates a fleet of Road Rail Vehicle (RRV) mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and other specialist access plant.

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Colmar T10000 Road Rail Excavator crane

VolkerRail's plant division has a fleet of heavy lifting Colmar road rail vehicles (RRV), cranes and excavators which are permitted to work next to rail lines open to traffic, with both...

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High output wiring system

During 2009 VolkerRail developed and UK certified, a three module high output wiring system, that enables conductor renewal at line tension, maximising the length of renewed section in...

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Komatsu PW-160-8 Road Rail Excavator crane

VolkerRail has a fleet of highly adaptable and flexible Komatsu Road Rail Vehicles (RRV's) which are permitted to work next to rail lines open to traffic.

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Small plant and equipment

VolkerRail holds an extensive range of specialist small plant and equipment, for use in the repair, maintainance, construction and renewal of heavy and light rail infrastructure.

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Aluminothermic rail welding

Our aluminothermic welding specialists provide aluminothermic welding to all types of rail sections and steel grades.

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Gauge corner restoration welding

VolkerRail has developed, in partnership with Corus Rail Technologies, a suite of preparation, welding, power generation and finishing equipment, which allows in-situ repair of wear and defects to...

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Mobile Flash Butt welding equipment

VolkerRail’s mobile Flash Butt welding machine is proven to provide a high output performance on a variety of rail steels and rail profiles. The equipment offers increasingly excellent...

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