Torrent Trackside

Providing High Quality Services to Railway Maintenance and Renewal Contractors in the UK

“Welcome to Torrent Trackside, Staying on track 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, our business supports both the Network Rail and London Underground infrastructure”

Equipment Hire
Torrent Trackside provides high quality services to the railway maintenance and renewal contractors in the UK. Torrent help our customers achieve the optimum levels of safety by providing plant, equipment and associated services to the highest of standards. As well as rail specific portable plant, Torrent also provide trackside lighting, traffic management, and Asset Management Services to our customer base.

Asset Management
Torrent Trackside prides itself on maintaining our own assets to the highest and most exacting standards. Because of this expertise, customers asked if Torrent could maintain and repair their owned fleets of rail specific small plant and on track plant.

Torrent Trackside now provides asset management services to a wide variety of customers. This service involves the planning and delivery of maintenance regimes, the emergency repair of damaged or faulty equipment and product certification services. With over 50 Mobile Engineers on the road across the UK we can keep you up and running 24 hours a day 365 days a year, peace of mind is guaranteed. Our highly specified services vehicle are equipped with the latest tooling and testing equipment and for repairs of equipment that cannot be done on site our extensive Depot network is there to support you.

Operated Plant
Torrent Trackside are the specialists in Operator Supplied Plant Hire. Our experienced personnel maintain and operate this range of equipment throughout the year; nobody understands it better than them.

Our operated plant hire service provides significant benefits over traditional plant hire practices and our customers see significant productivity gains and cost reductions. When you hire an Operator with a machine from Torrent not only do you get an expert in the operation of the machines you also get someone that can carry out on the job repairs should the machine fail, by combining these two benefits you will experience maximum uptime and therefore an increase in productivity.
Torrent Trackside are the experts in the design and installation of trackside and tunnel lighting. With safety being the main priority on track our lighting systems are designed and installed to ensure that poor visibility isn’t a contributory factor in accidents.

Trackside Lighting
Our experienced Lighting Supervisors control the contract from start to finish, the process starts with a site walk which enables Torrent Trackside to design the best lighting solution for the site. All Torrent Trackside lighting installations are fully detailed in our Lighting Method Statement that is supplied to our customers prior to installation for sign off that we have understood their requirement and designed a solution that is compliant.


Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

Torrent Trackside is proud to announce that we have purchased a significant fleet of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). The fleet consists of the latest NEOTEC and Rail Products MEWPs. All are four wheel drive, all …

Cembre PCM-2P Clipping Machine (Fastclip or Eclip)

Application The Pandrol PCM-2P combines rapid performance with simplicity of use and requires only one operator. The main features of the machine are: The unit is immediately ready to use requiring no assembly Simultaneous insertion or extraction …

Pandrol MKIV Rail Mounted Applicator (Fastclip Only)

Application The Pandrol Mk4 is a self-propelled Fastclip installation/extraction machine. The MK4 is controlled by a single pedestrian operator via a handheld control unit. The main advantages of the system are: Will lift concrete and steel …

Clip Applicators & Extractors

Cembre PCMD Clipping Machine (FC and FE clips) Application The Pandrol PCMD is an enhanced clipping machine which is simple to use with simultaneous insertion or extraction of both clips by two independent clamps, promoting operator confidence and rapid progress. The main …

Mobile Lighting Towers

Application All machines are road towable flood light systems. Each machine has 4no 1000watt metal halide lighting heads which are able to extend to over 9 metres (30 feet), which is enough to light up an …

Auora Floodlight LED

Application The LED version of the Aurora Floodlight is powered by 12 LEDs giving up to 30 hours of continuous daylight-quality, shadow free light (equivalent to 500W halogen). Choice of three light levels – 6, 18 or …

Gladius 3k LED light

The Gladius 3k LED light is a high powered versatile light which provides 33000 lumens of clear white light to help illuminate even the toughest lighting projects. The light features a triple array of Aldebarans’ …

Stressing Equipment - Rail Creep Adjuster

Application The Permaquip Rail Creep Adjuster is for adjusting gaps in jointed track without damaging the rail ends. Hydraulically operated, the unit is able to push or pull lengths of rail and is obstruction less. We also …

Hytorc Battery Torque Tool

Lightweight electric wrench giving power and control to get through the toughest bolted joints The Hytorc BTM1000 features low HAVs, low noise and zero emissions making it the ultimate solution for accuracy, portability and convenience on …

Stressing Equipment - Rail Gap Adjuster

Application Self contained, hydraulically operated, the unit is capable of either pushing or pulling rail ends with a force of up to 300Kn.The unit grips the head of the rail, leaving access to remove fishplates, and …

Geismar TB2 Rail Mounted Impact Wrench

Application The Geismar TB2 Rail Mounted Impact Wrench is a machine specifically designed for heavy duty coachscrew and fishbolt fastening. Quick switching from coachscrew to fishbolts position and vice versa can be achieved in as little as …

Husqvarna Rail Cutters

Application The powerhead is fitted with an electronic governor in the ignition system ensuring that the blade does not over-speed or exceed its peripheral speed even as the machine runs out of fuel. The powerhead also incorporates …

Robokatta Automatic Rail Disc Saw

Robokatta is a new concept in Rail Disc Saws by combining a powerful and robust saw with the worlds first automatic support arm which, during the cutting phase, allows the operator to be in control …

Husqvarna 365xtorq 2 Stroke Chain Saw

Application A powerful saw with very efficient power/weight ratio. The unit has an ergonomically designed handle, slim body with a high centre of gravity, filtered air injection and low vibration characteristics.

7” Brush Cutter/Strimmer

Application A powerful grass and brush cutter designed to deal comfortably with the toughest of challenges. A powerful engine with relatively low weight, the machine has an extra long and angled shaft to allow for a …

Company News

New Cembre NR-25B battery powered impact wrench coming soon

Torrent Trackside will soon be taking delivery of the new Cembre NR-25B battery powered impact wrench. The Cembre NR-25B is a lightweight, powerful, emission free,  battery powered  impact wrench which produces an impressive 2700Nm of torque. …


Torrent Trackside
1st Floor, Ventura House
Ventura Park Road
United Kingdom
B78 3HL
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