Balfour Beatty offers unrivalled expertise in rail plant covering the complete range of track maintenance, track support and engineering activities.
This expertise covers:
- Track geometry services - covering tamping, ballast regulating and cleaning and ancillary services.
- Specialist plant / high output - offering bespoke solutions such as heavy lifting for installations of structures and track, high-output for electrification and track plus drainage and re-profiling.
- Road rail plant and equipment - for use on maintenance and renewal work.
Our focus is on providing our customers with quality products and services that offer the best solutions to meet their specific needs.
Our dedicated innovations team works closely with our customers to identify and introduce new equipment and provide custom built solutions which enable safer and more productive working.
We provide a 24-hour control centre service which can effectively log real-time data from live sites and provide our customers with activity reports on request.
All hired plant is provided with a 24-hour general maintenance service which can be customised to meet our customers’ specific requirements.
Download our Rail Plant brochure here.
Watch these short films to see two pieces of our rail plant in action:
A race against time - installing a new footbridge overnight
Steve Parberry explains how a Kirow Crane enables Balfour Beatty to install a footbridge from the railway track with minimum disruption. Subtitles available. #expertengineers
Balfour Beatty's High Output New Track Construction (NTC) machine
Balfour Beatty's New Track Construction (NTC) machine provides a continuous, automated process for installing new track. Proven to be 50% quicker than conventional methods of track installation, it is capable of relaying at a rate of up to 10 sleepers per minute improving productivity, efficiency and quality.