A Bratt & Son Ltd
Bratts supply telecom and gas utilities, chemical, oil, rail, aviation, construction and similar industries worldwide with non-conductive access equipment. They are the only quality manufacturer of BS1129 Class 1 Kitemark timber and BS EN131 Kitemark glassfibre ladders, stepladders and specialist access products for industrial use. They also supply a large range of safety equipment and BS2037 Class 1 Kitemarked aluminium ladders and stepladders. Bratts can make access equipment to your specification, quote for repairs, run certified training courses and offer advice and run maintenance routines.
Tel: 0115 986 6851
Web: www.brattsladders.comCover Systems
Cover Systems will manufacture equipment covers to your already existing designs, or assist in the new-design process based on your requirements. The exact purpose of equipment covers relates to what you want to protect and from what ingress: water, grit, grease, dust, oil, aggressive fluids, chemicals and so on. The company offers a wide range of commercial and industrial sewing services, answering your needs for regular sewing contracts, or simply occasional sewing work.
Tel: 01933 410 851
Web: www.cover-systems.co.ukCSE International Ltd
CSE International offers a wide range of key engineering services to railway operators, regulatory authorities and systems suppliers, including:
- Hazard and risk assessments
- Preparation of tender documentation
- Vendor assessment and management
- Integration, testing & acceptance management
- Technical case preparation and maintenance
- Specification of safety policies & procedures
- Safety engineering, management & training
- Safety case preparation and maintenance
- Independent Safety Assessment
Tel: 01724 862 169
Web: www.cse-international.comDAN DRYER A/S
DAN DRYER A/S manufactures warm-air dryers and other bathroom equipment for the rail industry. A major DAN DRYER objective has always been to be at the forefront of technology – living up to the specification requirements of the future. This vision has earned the company a unique position as niche manufacturer of built-in hand dryers for integration in railway carriages.
Standards and requirements for railway equipment are many and complex. For machines like hand dryers to be approved for installation in railway carriages, norms and standards to comply with are extremely comprehensive – and they often differ from country to country. But DAN DRYER possesses the necessary know-how.
Tel: +45 86 41 57 11
Web: www.dandryer.comKeyline Builders Merchants
Keyline supplies heavy building materials, civils and drainage solutions to the UK construction and rail industries. The company’s Rail Office offers a single point of contact irrespective of where your business is operating within the UK. Keyline specialises in platforms, tunnelling, track, station buildings (above and below ground), car park and traffic management, and transport links to the station hubs. Keyline is a Link-up approved supplier to the rail industry, complying with legislation standards, including Health and Safety practices, environmental concerns and British/ISO Standards.
Tel: 0207 473 5288
Web: www.keyline.co.ukMurray Metals
Through its Group companies, Murray Metals is a leading supplier of both general steels and speciality metals throughout the UK and Ireland, with a rapidly expanding export capability. Holding an extensive stock range, Murray Metals works across a wide range of sectors and is positioned to operate as a one-stop-shop for all metal requirements. They have substantial processing capabilities, giving individual customers remarkable access to the specialist skills and expertise of each of the
Tel: 0161 866 6866
Web: www.murraymetalsholdings.comNeo-Rail Ltd
Neo-Rail provides railway signalling and train control consultancy, offering skills and expertise in project delivery and integration at both engineering and project management levels.
NewRail delivers university research, information and consultancy to meet the needs of the rail industry, regulators, operators and customers. Specialist knowledge includes: intermodal freight; track technologies and rail flaw investigation; power and propulsion systems; the design, analysis and testing of novel materials, lightweight vehicle structures and crashworthy structures. We have a full-scale 14 acre test site in Derbyshire.
Tel: 0191 222 5821
Web: www.newrail.orgPortaramp UK Ltd
The Portaramp™ brand is recognised as the UK market leader for access ramp solutions, manufacturing wheel chair ramps, loading ramps, vehicle ramps, and disabled ramps. Portaramp specialises in the design and manufacture of lightweight portable wheelchair ramps designed to give safe wheel chair access to both buildings and vehicles. All ramps are made from lightweight composite aluminium panels, making them extremely lightweight yet strong and easy to handle. The portable rail ramp range is designed to be carried aboard trains, or stowed on station platforms. Manufactured from lightweight, high strength aluminium composite, it is easy to position, handle and transport. Features include carry handle, safety side retails and a slip-resistant surface.
Tel: 01953 681 799
Web: www.portaramp.co.ukThomas Dudley Ltd
Thomas Dudley Ltd is a family-owned iron foundry and manufacturer of plastic injection mouldings. Founded in 1920, the company has established a reputation for manufacturing high quality bathroom products, plastic toilet cisterns, and ferrous castings that are both innovative and extremely reliable. Today, this commitment is as strong as ever, resulting in the continued introduction of new toilet cisterns and ferrous castings that challenge conventional thinking. The range of Dudley plastic toilet cisterns includes:
- Traditional toilet cisterns
- Concealed toilet cisterns
- Vandal-resistant toilet cisterns
The foundry manufactures ferrous castings in grey and SG iron and supplies merchants, contractors and the utility industries with the UK’s largest range of ferrous castings.
Tel: 0121 557 5411
Web: www.thomasdudley.co.ukTransport KTN
The Transport Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) facilitates & catalyses discussions, opportunities & innovations that support the development of integrated, efficient & sustainable transport systems by bringing together independent but interrelated organisations across the surface transport sector (rail, road & marine). KTN is publicly funded independent of external stakeholders. Key areas of cross-sector technology development are energy efficiency, light weighting, and intelligent mobility. Through the organisation’s knowledge & network it is able to quickly link challenge holders with solution providers, even if they sit outside the transport sector.
Tel: 01865 338 409
Web: www.transportktn.orgVital Rail
The Vital Services Group was founded in Manchester by John Smith, current CEO, in 1983. Initially a design consultancy and a professional and technical recruitment business, the group has evolved to encompass contracting businesses across many industry sectors. These developments have by no means been random and each addition has been carefully chosen to create synergies and complement the core offering. Rail, civils, construction, power and technology all work seamlessly together to provide our clients with a uniquely tailored solution. Since its inception Vital Rail has steadily grown to become one of the largest suppliers of rail associated services and labour to Network Rail and London Underground.
Tel: 0161 836 7000
Web: www.vital-rail.comForthcoming Events
Joint Event with the UKTI North West Regional Rail Event
27 January 2012
Virgin Training Academy, Crewe Members’ Meeting and Networking Event
February 2012 (date tbc)
TRaC Global, Skelmersdale, Yorkshire
Networking Event in collaboration with the Midlands Aerospace Alliance
March 2012 (date tbd)
The Manufacturing T echnology Centre, Ansty Park, Coventry
Infrarail...come and meet the Rail Alliance and its members
1-3 May 2012
The NEC, Birmingham
18-21 September 2012
Messe Berlin, Germany