Rail plant

Rail plant

Balfour Beatty Investment Holdings Ltd 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.

How do we maintain 350,000 miles of track in one autumn season?

From de-icing the tracks in the winter to weed spraying in the summer, our Multi-Purpose Vehicle contract provides a range of vital seasonal treatments on the rail network. Hear from our team at the Effingham depot to find out how we help to improve journeys for the travelling public across Kent, Sussex, and Wessex #ExpertEngineers

A race against time - installing a new footbridge overnight

Steve Parberry explains how a Kirow Crane enables Balfour Beatty Investment Holdings Ltd to install a footbridge from the railway track with minimum disruption. Subtitles available. #expertengineers

Our rail plant expertise