Specialist Plant

RRV Plant Hire & Other Rail Maintenance

QTS has the largest specialised RRV plant fleet in the UK. The fleet provides services to QTS contracting operations and also provides external hires to Network Rail and other rail contractors on an operated basis. The plant fleet incorporates several RRV’s with the ability to travel on-track, travel and operate under live OHLE. This can dramatically reduce the cost of maintenance activities and increase productivity in possessions.

The fleet includes numerous bespoke items of equipment and “first-of-type” RRV’s. The fleet is maintained and supported nationwide by our in-house team of expert mechanical engineers. The workshop department is able to provide a 24-7 rapid response call out facility, and mobile fitters are equipped to work on anything from a burst pipe to welding repairs. QTS is a contractor on the National RRV Framework and has Preferred Supplier status for Scotland.

Plant Hire services include:

  • RRV Excavator hire (light / medium and heavy lifters)
  • RRV Unimog hire (inclusive of various attachments)
  • RRV Vactor / Jetter hire
  • RRV MEWP’s (Mobile Elevated Working Platform)
  • RRV Cranes
  • RRV Forwarder (mechanised vegetation unit)
  • Trailers, bogeys etc.
  • RRV Chip cages
  • Remote controlled off-track chippers



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