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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 →

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 →

R2R Plant Trailer Video Now Live

R2R Plant Trailer Video Now Live
Aquarius R2R 4x4s are renowned for reliability, improving safety and productivity offering a unique easy-to-use self-sufficient transport solution from Road to Rail to Site. Our R2R Plant Trailers are extension of this self-sufficient philosophy, offering an additional 2.7 tonnes of payload to complement the R2R 4x4 personnel and tool carrying capacity. The R2R Plant Trailers have been on track since September… read more →

Improved Health and Safety & Better Performance

Improved Health and Safety & Better Performance
Aquarius attended a Wessex Route safety workshop on 1st July and would like to thank Priti Patel, Head of Safety, Health & Environment and team for the invitation.  It was a great event discussing route safety performance and improvements. Aquarius was delighted to hear the positive impact the use of  Welding R2R4x4s (formerly known as Weld Rovers) is having on… read more →

RAIL2015

RAIL2015
Excitement and interest for RAIL2015 is building! RAIL2015 is billed as the largest outdoor rail event in the UK.  It promises to showcase over 200 exhibitors demonstrating best practise, ingenuity & the application of innovation.  The diverse range of companies exhibiting includes ISS Labour,  Quattro, Avondale Environmental Services,   Force One Ltd, Westermo Data Comms Ltd, Omnicom Engineering Ltd, Thermit Welding,… read more →

Man on a Mission

Man on a Mission
Aquarius Railroad Technologies are going from strength to strength with our largest investment to date.  We have taken delivery of 12 new Land Rover 130 high capacity Defenders that will double our hire fleet of R2R 4x4s. Identifying a gap in the market, this is part of Aquarius Managing Director, James Platt’s vision to provide a better alternative to pushing… 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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