Vegetation Fleet

The company owns and operates its own fleet of vegetation management plant, attachments & other machinery.

A number of these are RRV’s which are first of type and which have been developed by QTS and licensed for use by Network Rail’s Product Acceptance team. The fleet incorporates several RRV’s with the ability to on-track, travel and operate under live OHLE. This can dramatically reduce the cost of maintenance activities and increase productivity in possessions.

RRV 8-Wheel Forwarder

Vegetation Fleet

  • 8 August Edit.jpg
  • FORWARDER_-_CHIPPER-073.jpg
  • FORWARDER_-_CHIPPER-194.jpg

The RRV 8 Wheel Drive Forwarder is complete with 24” Chipper. This is the only one of its kind in the world! Due to overwhelming demand, we are developing another 4 to add to our fleet.

RRV Unimog U400

Vegetation Fleet

  • IMG_6616.JPG
  • IMG_5949 copy.jpg

We have 3 Unimog U400 in our fleet. These are the latest U400 model and have been fitted with the largest chip cages available on the UK Rail Infrastructure and a powerful 12” front mounted chipper and 3-way tipping cage. These Unimog’s are great for large de-vegetation works.

RRV Unimog U900

Vegetation Fleet

  • IMG_5928.JPG
  • IMG_6492.JPG

We have 3 Unimog U900s in our fleet. These are the smallest Unimog’s in use on the UK Rail Infrastructure and they are particularly useful for jobs that have tight or confined access points. Their smaller chip cages mean that they can operate in tighter spaces. They are fitted with a rear mounted 12” chipper which feeds directly into the 3-way tipping cage.

RRV Unimog 1400

Vegetation Fleet

  • IMG_6620.JPG
  • IMG_6476.JPG

The 1400 is the newest edition to our vegetation fleet. The 1400 is equipped with a rear mounted 12” chipper and has a large capacity 3-way tipping cage. We have recently added 4 to our fleet.

RRV Unimog 1650 – Crew Cab

Vegetation Fleet

  • IMG_6478.JPG
  • IMG_5947.JPG

These are very rare on the UK Rail infrastructure and QTS operate 2. They have same capabilities as the 1650, with the added advantage that the crew cab can carry up to 8 operatives. These are particularly useful for manned de-vegetation works, as they can work while transporting operatives to and from the work site. Again these can be fitted with front / rear mounted chippers and they have a 3-way tipping cage.

RRV Unimog 1650 (with Flail)

Vegetation Fleet

  • Unimog with Flail .jpg

The Unimog 1650 is one of the most adaptable Unimog’s within our fleet. We currently have 4 in operation and they can be fitted with a 7.5 metre, heavy duty flail to the rear, front and rear mounted chippers and they are equipped to carry 3-way tipping chip cages.

RRV Atlas 1604 (with Mulching Head)

Vegetation Fleet

  • Veg d.JPG
  • Atlas with Mulching Head.jpg

We have 2 Atlas 1604’s on our fleet and they are amongst our most popular excavators. These can be adapted for de-vegetation works as they can be fitted with a Heavy Duty Mulching head.

GreenMech Tracked Chipper

Vegetation Fleet

  • IMG_5220.JPG

The GreenMech tracked chippers are revolutionary pieces of kit that stand our Vegetation fleet apart from all of our competitors. We currently have 12 in operation and we plan to expand, as these are great additions to our work sites. Their tracks allow them to easily move over rough terrain and they can be operated safely by two operatives.

Tracked Post Knocker

Vegetation Fleet

  • Post Knocker 3.jpeg

Our fleet of Tracked Post Knockers are use to chap our timber posts in place in an even manor to ensure the fences installed are accurate and even. These drastically reduce labour needs and increase efficiency.

Hagglund UTUV Utility Vehicle

Vegetation Fleet

  • IMG_1010.JPG
  • IMG_1017.JPG
  • IMG_1032.JPG
  • IMG_1045.JPG

The Hagglund can carry 16 people to site and it’s also used to transport fencing materials to site. The off road capabilities make it the ideal vehicle for transporting people and materials across rough and uneven terrain.

QTS Mega Chipper (Terex TAK790 – ARB77)

Vegetation Fleet

  • IMG_0508.JPG
  • IMG_0826.JPG
  • IMG_0829.JPG
  • QTS Mega Chipper 3.png

Introducing QTS’s latest invention, the world’s biggest and only rubber tracked, rail mounted chipper. This fully automated chipper is fully remote controlled, and can be towed on line by an RRV excavator. Equipped with a Woodsman 27” capacity chipper with self-feeding conveyer capable of operating free on wheels at 35 degrees, powered by a 7.0l 300hp caterpillar power plant.

  • network-rail-pos.png
  • network-rail-pcl.png
  • constructionline.png
  • chas.png
  • safecontractor.png
  • uvdb.png
  • ec-iso-9001.png
  • ec-iso-14001.png
  • ec-iso-18001.png
  • irata.png
  • risqs.png
  • investors-in-young-people.png