Plant & Equipment Examples

Road rail vehicles (RRV), rail / log grabs, clamshell buckets, mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP), rotators, panel grabs, sleeper layers, lifting beams, excavators

Typical Settings

Rail contractors, plant hire into rail sector, repair workshop, Network Rail locations


The sector uses a wide range of specialist lifting plant and equipment for work on the rail network. CTS safety have over 25 years experience of all types of rail equipment and can offer inspection and examination services both on and off site (under relevant controls).

We can operate in all areas of the UK and aim to offer a support service second to none in this high demand sector responding to ‘eleventh hour’ requests.

We provide guidance of what equipment need to be examined and how often to ensure that you keep your employees safe and comply with the relevant legislation.

Legislation Applicable To Equipment Use

Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR)