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Keltbray sets up rail plant hire division

10 Mar 15 Keltbray has set up a new division to hire electrification plant, tools and welfare equipment to rail contractors.

Keltbray has one of the largest fleets of road-rail plant in the UK
Keltbray has one of the largest fleets of road-rail plant in the UK

The new venture is a division of Keltbray Electrification Plant, which itself provides electrification services for the rail industry.

In the past two years, Keltbray has invested more than £8m in rail plant and equipment and now has nearly 100 road-rail vehicles, making it one of the largest such fleets in the UK.

Keltbray Rail Electrification director Martin Brown said: “We see this new venture as an added way of providing value to our customers.”

From its base in Crewe, Keltbray Electrification Hire Services will hire out:

  • overhead line electrification tooling and road-rail machinery
  • isolation equipment (eg live line testers and G-clamps
  • bonding equipment (eg Cembre rail drills and crimping tools)
  • lifting & wiring gear (eg pull lifts and slings)
  • access & welfare (lighting, cabins and barriers).

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