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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 →

Rail Industry Challenges: ‘Safety & Performance’ Event 19th November 2015

Rail Industry Challenges: ‘Safety & Performance’ Event 19th November 2015
We are delighted to be co-hosting with the Rail Alliance and we are thrilled with the response. Thank you to all those who are already involved. A broad range of the rail industry will be attending including Network Rail, Nexus Rail, contractors, suppliers and industry bodies. Discussing 'Safety & Performance' issues, this event will take place in the unique setting of… 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 →

RAIL2015: ‘Rekindling the Pioneering Spirit of the Rail’

RAIL2015: ‘Rekindling the Pioneering Spirit of the Rail’
Aquarius Railroad Technologies are very excited to be exhibiting at RAIL2015.  Billed as the show that is “rekindling the pioneering  spirit of the rail industry” Aquarius will demonstrate how they believe everyday railway maintenance can be simpler and safer, ultimately  improving performance. All of Aquarius Road2Rail vehicles are designed with self sufficiency at their core.  The latest Road2Rail 4x4s and… read more →

Meet the Aquarius Team

Meet the Aquarius Team
Check out our new photos on our team page taken by local commercial photographer Tim Hardy. Donning our orange jackets we spent an afternoon earlier this year in a field on a photo shot of our 12 new Land Rovers, R2R 4x4s and R2R Trailers.  At times it felt like synchronised 'swimming', driving the Land Rovers into the various formations!… read more →

Seeing Double

Seeing Double
Hot off the press and captured in the photo... testing only happened yesterday and Engineering Acceptance Certificates are to follow.. but we are very excited!  Our Road2Rail 4x4s can now transport 6.2 tonnes on track.  That is 800kg for personnel in the R2R4x4, and a further 2.7 tonnes front & back on two R2R Plant Trailers. The Aquarius R2R4x4s have a reputation… read more →
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