Brush Traction - a part of the Wabtec Group Contractors

Rail Vehicle Services

Vehicle Overhaul

Brush Traction are able to undertake both locomotive and multiple unit vehicle overhauls at its Loughborough facility. In collaboration with other Wabtec companies including; Wabtec Rail, LH and Brecknell Willis, we are able to offer a comprehensive equipment overhaul scope. Our experienced and skilled production operatives will complete the overhaul in accordance to your requirements and specifications. In addition, our skilled engineering team can assist in the production of detailed overhaul specifications.

Vehicle Refurbishment & Repairs

Our engineering team and skilled production operatives have a wealth of experience in repairing vehicles damaged by corrosion, or by other methods including: derailment, collisions and fire. Brush Traction are able to assess the damage caused, develop procedures and specifications for the repair, enabling the repairs to be carried out and approved in accordance with legislation and industry standards.

Vehicle Enhancements

Whether it’s a requirement to install the latest in-cab signalling system, or a minor improvement to an existing system to enhance performance or passenger experience, Brush Traction is able to provide a complete turnkey solution.

Recent projects:

  • Manufacture of 1500V DC battery electric locomotives for the Mass Transit Railway Company, Hong Kong
  • Class 73 re-power and refurbishment project for GB Railfreight
  • Class 170 C6 & C4 overhauls for Porterbrook
  • Class 158 C6 overhaul for Porterbrook
  • Class 170 overhaul and refurbishment for Chiltern Railways

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