Brush Traction - a part of the Wabtec Group Contractors

About Us

Brush Traction offers a wide range of rail vehicle products and services. The Brush name has been synonymous with quality engineering and the supply of railway equipment since 1865. The company has produced new locomotives and propulsion systems for passenger carrying vehicles for many UK and international rail projects.  Our rolling stock expertise and experience means we are ideally equipped to provide rail vehicle refurbishment and re-engineering services to improving our customers’ rail assets.

Our specialist engineering, production and testing facilities, offer the latest in manufacturing technology and we are able to provide flexible and cost effective solutions to our customers.

Mission Statement

To be the best technology based value added aftermarket supplier delivering our services to specification, on time and to budget with a target of zero product and people safety issues.


Wabtec places safety above all other activities and Brush Traction operates a safety management system which aims for continual improvement in our product safety and health and safety performance.


Brush Traction operates a quality management system is in line with ISO 9001:2008 and strives to make continuous improvements to our processes, procedures and resources to ensure our products and services meet all requirements.  To further support a strong customer focus Brush Traction also holds RISAS and RISQS certification.


Brush Traction operates an environmental management system in accordance with ISO 14001:2004 which considers environmental impacts within all our operations.

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