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Aquarius Rail & COVID-19

Aquarius Rail & COVID-19
At Aquarius Rail the wellbeing and safety of people is at the very heart of what we do. We have adjusted our company practises to align with the continually updated government COVID-19 and Network Rail guidelines to keep health and safety of our staff and customers our priority. Undeniably though, COVID-19 has been viewed as an opportunity for Aquarius Rail and… read more →

Aquarius Rail win the HSE ‘Risk-reduction through design’ Award

Aquarius Rail win the HSE ‘Risk-reduction through design’ Award
“Using the Aquarius Rail Trailer Crane our team on its first shift recovered 6 points machines easily and quickly with zero manual handling. It was perfect for the job.” Fantastic innovation, design and build work led to Aquarius Rail recently picking up the much coveted ‘Risk-reduction through design’ Award from HSE (Health and Safety Executive). The challenge, how to eliminate… read more →

Inspiring the Next Generation in Rail 17th May 2017

Inspiring the Next Generation in Rail 17th May 2017
Join us for 'Inspiring the Next Generation in Rail' event at Newcastle College Rail Academy Wednesday 17th May 2017 9:30 to 15:30 including lunch Building on the success of the last two events we are delighted to announce that Newcastle College and a range of industry partners are holding another activity day to inspire the next generation in rail. Including presentations,… read more →

RRV Mechanic/Workshop Fitters Wanted at Aquarius Rail

RRV Mechanic/Workshop Fitters Wanted at Aquarius Rail
Aquarius has established itself as a market leader providing quality 4 wheel drive Road Rail Vehicles for track maintenance in the Rail industry. We are expanding and looking for a Mechanic / Fitter to work as part of a team and support them in the maintenance and manufacture of the Aquarius vehicles and attachments. The role will involve: The service,… 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 →

Rail Safety Week 26th September to 2nd October 2016

Rail Safety Week 26th September to 2nd October 2016
Aquarius Rail are delighted to be involved in Rail Safety Week which is raising awareness of safety in rail. With the hash tag: building safety together, improving safety is about increased communication within teams and between companies. During Rail Safety Week the Aquarius team are holding tool box talks and safety briefings to raise the level of safety conversations. The Aquarius… read more →

We are Hiring Fitters & Operators

We are Hiring Fitters & Operators
Join the Aquarius Rail team! Due to expansion we now require additional Fitters & Highway Based Road/Rail Vehicle Operators based at our headquarters in Ripon, North Yorkshire. You will be given full training, but you will need to have a mechanical background  ideally with a Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair or equivalent qualification.   The role with involve the day to day maintenance of our Road2Rail… read more →

Aquarius Rail Winners of Outstanding Contribution to Safety Rail Live Awards 2016

Aquarius Rail Winners of Outstanding Contribution to Safety Rail Live Awards 2016
We are absolutely delighted and proud to announce that we received the Rail Live 2016 award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Safety Rail Live/Best Safety Performance'. Awarded at the Rail Live 2016 award ceremony in Stratford on 22nd June during Rail Live.  Rail Live is the UK's largest outdoor event with which sees 6,000 visit 200 exhibitors. Aquarius exhibited a prototype Road2Rail Welfare with AJC Trailers, … 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 →
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