Harsco Rail completes Network Rail switch and crossing grinding train enhancement

Network Rail’s switch and crossing grinding train UK4 has been re-configured by Harsco Rail at Holgate Works in York to increase its productivity by incorporating an extra 10-stone car into the consist. The machine will now have the ability to deliver over 50% more ground rail or switches and focus production in short possession areas.

Harsco Rail has a proven and sustained track record in providing customised, technology-driven solutions. The company has been pioneering mechanised maintenance for more than 100 years. Today, Harsco is still leading the way with practical, customer-driven solutions that set the standard for insight, innovation and performance – keeping the wheels of commerce driving forward and passengers on the move.