Bespoke Solutions

Combatting trackside graffiti

Combatting trackside graffiti
Did you know? Network Rail spends over £3.5m a year tackling graffiti on the UK’s rail infrastructure. Aquarius Rail have worked closely with a Network Rail customer in North London to design the Aquarius Road2Rail 'Swift Spray', a solution to help combat their graffiti problem. The R2R 'Swift Spray' is an Aquarius Rail R2R 4×4 Land Rover attached with a paint… read more →

Assets at risk?

Assets at risk?
Product Spotlight: 'Oxifree' an innovative, active anti-corrosion and contamination coating product. Our Aquarius Rail R2R 4x4 vehicles are perfectly suited to transporting the Oxifree Polymelt machine and materials to road or rail locations. Allowing for Oxifree to be applied quickly and easily to protect or temporarily repair your railway assets. Click here to download our Oxifree TM198 Material spec sheet… read more →

Aquarius Rail are proud to announce the new ‘Rapid Response’ Road-to-Rail (R2R) D-Max

Aquarius Rail are proud to announce the new ‘Rapid Response’ Road-to-Rail (R2R) D-Max
Aquarius Rail, working in collaboration with Network Rail Scotland, have designed, manufactured and delivered a bespoke Rapid Response R2R D-Max. For use by the Mobile Operations Managers on one of the UK’s most challenging routes; the West Highland Route in Scotland. Based on the Aquarius Rail R2R D-Max, a capable vehicle on both road and rail, the Rapid Response R2R… read more →

Aquarius Rail Launch Road2Rail Welfare with the First Women’s Toilets on Track

Aquarius Rail Launch Road2Rail Welfare with the First Women’s Toilets on Track
Facing a 10 minute walk to use the toilet or no welfare facilities at all is the reality of working on the railway for the UK's Orange Army. During Rail Safety Week (26th September to 2nd October 2016), Aquarius Rail in partnership with AJC Trailers are launching what is believed to be the first purpose built rail welfare unit that is delivered to… read more →

Road2Rail Trailer Now Available for Hire

Road2Rail Trailer Now Available for Hire
We are delighted to say that the Aquarius Road2Rail Trailer has now received Product Acceptance from Network Rail (PA 05/05068).  And is now available for hire with or without an operator. At Aquarius we absolutely believe in making railway maintenance tasks simpler & safer from Road to Rail to Site.  The R2R Trailer does just that by reducing logistics, improving your teams’… read more →

Land Rover Discovery Sport Pulls 100-tonne Train

Land Rover Discovery Sport Pulls 100-tonne Train
On June 16th 2016 a Land Rover Discovery Sports pulled a 100-tonne train in Switzerland.  Watch the video of the Discovery Sports 100-tonne pull. Aquarius are delighted to have been involved in this project. Our team of engineers created a bespoke electro-hydraulic rail guidance system for the Discovery Sport, which was operated from within the cab.  The Discovery's state-of-art 9-speed… read more →

Trough-Tec Systems & Aquarius’ Rapid Solution

Trough-Tec Systems & Aquarius’ Rapid Solution
Manual handling is one of the big health & safety issues that we face in the rail industry today.  Trough-Tec Systems supply lightweight polymer Green Troughs for cabling across the UK rail network. The Green Troughs are significantly lighter than concrete ones offering an immediate manual handling benefit. Aquarius are proud to be collaborating with TTS Rail to provide a better transportation solution: delivering troughs to the track side, reducing logistics… read more →

Seasonal Vegetation Treatment with Weedfree

Seasonal Vegetation Treatment with Weedfree
We are delighted to be working with Weedfree again, in what we estimate will be our 10th year of working together.  Over the coming weeks Aquarius will be supplying Weedfree with an operated R2R 4x4 for weed spraying on historic railways including East Lancashire and North Norfolk.  Weed treatment has already been completed on Severn Valley and Cambrian Heritage Railways as… read more →
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