Train Operations

We specialise in train movements relating to rolling stock delivery, testing, maintenance, modification and refurbishment programmes. Our train operations include:

  • new build deliveries, testing and fault-free running
  • fleet maintenance, modification or refurbishment programmes
  • fleet cascade or transfer programmes
  • vehicle / fleet testing (eg, ETCS fitment)
  • infrastructure-train interface testing
  • redundant / off-lease stock for storage
  • passenger (ECS), ad-hoc freight or engineering rolling stock movements
  • traction and rolling stock movements for private owners / operators.

We also have a fleet of dedicated locomotives which have been modified with electrical brake translation equipment and a range of coupler types to enable direct coupling to, and through automatic brake control of, most UK EMU types. This negates the need to use historic barrier and translator type vehicles.

Who to Contact for Train Operations

Do you have a requirement to move traction or rolling stock?


If it’s a short term requirement, please contact:

Richard Broughton on 07802 658394 or


If it’s a longer term requirement, please contact:

  • for TOC or European rolling stock movements or UK passenger services:

Mark Keighley on 07736 165867 or

  • for UK Traction and Rolling Stock movements:

Paul Orchard on 07741 566825  or, 

  • for large scale projects and ITTs:

Karl Watts on 07793 767218 or

  • for rolling stock storage and disposals:

Paul Kerwin on 07855 044020  or


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