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National Track Plant Exhibition

National Track Plant Exhibition
Aquarius will be exhibiting and demonstrating a variety of Road Rail Vehicles at the Network Rail National Track Plant Exhibition in July. Headlined as "the Track Innovation Showcase"  it is in association with the Rail Alliance and Rail Engineer magazine.  This major event is taking place on the 24th and 25th July 2013 at Long Marston, Stratford on Avon.     We are delighted to… read more →

Weed Control with Weedfree

Weed Control with Weedfree
Aquarius has worked in partnership with Weedfree for several years on private and heritage railways across the country.  This year our Rail Truck has already been deployed on weed control projects on heritage railway at East Lancashire and Central Railway in Loughborough.  More work is planned in a couple of weeks for Manchester Metro. Using a Rail Truck and Weedfree's… read more →

Rail Mules and Ultra Light Trailers are the Ideal Solution

Rail Mules and Ultra Light Trailers are the Ideal Solution
Network Rail at Reading Station have just taken delivery of 2 Aquarius Rail Mules and Ultra Light Trailers.  The P-way  maintenance team were looking for a solution for track inspection and maintenance.  As track access is half a mile away from the depot the Rail Mule fits the bill  perfectly because it offers a complete road to rail to site solution… read more →

Our Load Tray Extension is on Track

Our Load Tray Extension is on Track
Following successful trials of  the Load Tray Extension on the rail infrastructure, Aquarius have delivered several to Network Rail in Wessex and Babcock in Glasgow. The Load Tray Extension is  towed or propelled by a Rail Rover and is proving to be a useful piece of kit.  This light weight attachment carries 490kg of  equipment on track, whilst leaving a payload of… read more →

Aquarius’ Open Day

Aquarius’ Open Day
Our Open Day will be held at our workshop in North Yorkshire on Thursday 7th June from 10.30 am till 3.30 pm. The day will be a unique opportunity to see our latest products the Rail Plant Trailer and the Load Tray Extension (LTE) in action.  A full range of Aquarius products will also be on show, including purpose built Land… read more →

Balfour Beatty Commissions Aquarius

Balfour Beatty Commissions Aquarius
In 2010 Balfour Beatty commissioned Aquarius to build a road to rail Land Rover, to which Balfour Beatty added their new ultra-sound scanning equipment. Aquarius custom designed and built the vehicle in close consultation with Balfour Beatty. The team from Balfour Beatty was given full access to Aquarius's workshop facilities to enable them to add their ultra-sound scanning equipment. read more →

Introducing the All New Frost Trucks

Introducing the All New Frost Trucks
Frost Truck came about in November to address ice and snow on the con rail (third rail). The Wessex area wanted a more flexible approach to the MPV’s used to scrape and spray antifreeze onto the third rail. So at very short notice Aquarius were able to trial a system suitable for use on the Rail Trucks. By December we had… read more →
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