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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 rail plant and services.

We own and maintain a fleet of rail construction plant, including On Track Maintenance (OTM) plain line and S&C tampers, lightweight tampers, ballast regulators, Kirow rail mounted cranes, Road Rail Vehicles (RRV’s) excavator and crane lifting machines.

We also have exensive hand-held equipment for hire - 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 rail mounted cranes

As the first contractor to use a Kirow rail mounted crane in the UK, we continue to invest in leading edge technology.

Beaver lightweight tampers

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

OTM Universal tamper

VolkerRail owns and operates 12 On-Track Machine (OTM) universal tampers, which work across the UK rail infrastructure -...

OTM Ballast Regulators

VolkerRail's OTM Ballast Regulating fleet provides specialist ballast formation requirements for both renewals and maintenance...

MEWPs and access plant

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

Colmar T10000 Road Rail Excavator crane

VolkerRail's plant division has a fleet of heavy lifting Colmar road rail vehicles (RRV), cranes and excavators...

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...

Small plant and equipment

VolkerRail holds an extensive range of specialist small plant and equipment, for use in the repair, maintainance,...