Brush Traction - a part of the Wabtec Group Contractors
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The Wabtec Group are a dynamic supplier of components, equipment and services to the UK rail industry.

We are unique within the UK rail industry in the breadth and depth of the services that we are able to offer our customers. This range of services is supported by a versatile, skilled workforce fully conversant with the overhaul and repair of railway rolling stock and associated components.

Through the combined resources of Wabtec Rail Limited, Wabtec Rail Scotland, Brush Traction and LH, we are able to provide rolling stock owners, passenger train and freight operators a range of services that cover all aspects of railway rolling stock maintenance, overhaul and refurbishment.

The Wabtec Group
are the UK's leading railway engineering company. Undertaking the maintenance, overhaul, refurbishment, repainting and
repair of railway rolling stock

These services include the refurbishment of passenger rolling stock, repowering of locomotives, supply of new traction systems, manufacture and overhaul of train doors and air conditioning systems. In addition we are able to offer a full train maintenance service including the overhaul of diesel power packs and cooler groups, air brake equipment, wheelsets, bogies, dampers, buffers, diesel engines, traction motors and alternators. We also provide a total range of off-site services at our customers’ own facilities, which can be located anywhere in the UK.

All our products and services are supported by our in-house engineering team. By combining the engineering resources of the Wabtec Group companies we are able to provide to our customers a complete design service encompassing passenger stock interior design, new traction and control systems, locomotive diesel engine repowering, retro-fit air conditioning system design and re-engineered rolling stock door systems.

The Wabtec Group is part of Wabtec Corporation. With facilities located throughout the world Wabtec Corporation is a global supplier of technologically advanced products and services for the world’s railways. These products and services include the construction of new locomotives, the supply of train braking systems, the manufacture of train door systems, the supply of electronic products, couplers and freight wagon bogies.

We also have an extensive knowledge in the following areas of operation: Road/Rail Equipment, Petrochemical - On/Off Shore, Marine, Plant - Mobile and Static, Waste & Recycling, and Quarrying.


Group Companies:

Wabtec Rail have developed a particular expertise in the life extension, overhaul, maintenance and refurbishment of railway rolling stock. Located on a 22 acre site alongside the East Coast mainline Doncaster Works has a long and proud history in the construction and maintenance of trains, the works being the birthplace of famous steam locomotives such as the Flying Scotsman and the world steam speed record holder Mallard.

The facility at Kilmarnock was completely transformed in 1990 with the construction of a new modern well-equipped factory to meet the challenges of today’s railway. The factory is ideally suited to handling multiple units and rakes of coaches. The core business is repairing, refreshing and overhauling rail vehicles, wheelsets and components.

Offering a wide range of products for the Rail Industry. The Brush name has been synonymous with quality engineering and the supply of railway equipment since 1865. The company has produced state-of- the-art locomotives and propulsion systems for passenger carrying vehicles worldwide. Brush Traction is also highly experienced and equipped in refurbishment and re-engineering geared towards revitalising and improving older assets.

Established in 1953, LH is a re- manufacturer of power-train products. Continuously pursuing its ethics of quality, safety and reliability, the company is a highly respected front line supplier.

Set on a 21 acre site, our specialist workshops and re-manufacturing facilities house some of the most advanced re-manufacturing and testing equipment available.

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