Yearly Archives: 2014


Christmas opening times

The workshop will be closed from lunchtime on 24th December, until 5th January. If you have an urgent enquiry, please contact us via email as we may be able to assist. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!

Christmas opening times2014-12-24T10:39:41+00:00

Counter balanced Jumper access stands

Another little bespoke access stand for Southern Railways. This little platform is for accessing the trains auxillary power socket between the carriages, which used to power the train whilst on depot roads that have no 3rd rail. Due to the size restrictions on site, there is nearly 200kg of ballast weight on the unit to [...]

Counter balanced Jumper access stands2018-09-11T12:08:19+00:00

More carriage access stands for Southern Rail

Due to the new sheds that have been built at Selhurst Traincare Depot, we have designed and manufactured some new bespoke carriage access stands. The unit shown has a slight cantilever effect to it, so required some heavy ballast on the trailing edge to give the 250kg swl on the carriage access side. 6 of [...]

More carriage access stands for Southern Rail2018-09-11T12:08:20+00:00

Random jobs – WC 23rd November

A few of this weeks random jobs! Couple of holes filled in an aluminium bonnet. Side plate from a wheelchair modified so the guy can play snooker more comfortably. Lawnmower handle repaired.      

Random jobs – WC 23rd November2018-09-11T12:08:21+00:00

Train carriage access stands

The latest job to leave the workshop, train carriage access stands for Southern Railway. These are used in the maintenance depots for access into the carriages while the train is parked over the pits. Made from steel box section, with industrial castors. SWL of 250kg.

Train carriage access stands2018-09-11T12:08:22+00:00

Aluminium frames for exhibition completed on schedule

Due to the size of the job, the 3 week timescale we were given was a little touch and go, but we managed to get all 94 frames completed ready for Factory Settings Ltd to work their magic to bring the Wildlife Photographer of the year exhibition to life. The exhibition runs at The Natural [...]

Aluminium frames for exhibition completed on schedule2018-09-11T12:08:23+00:00

Check your horsebox floor

Just looked at a rather rotten horsebox floor which, as you can see, could have led to disaster. If anyone local wants their floor checked out for free, give us a ring and bring your trailer over for us to check out for you. A few tips to keeping your trailer in good condition: Always [...]

Check your horsebox floor2018-09-11T12:08:24+00:00
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