What's new at A.P. Webb Plant Hire Ltd.

Road Rail Ballast Undercutter

March 2020

We have spent two weeks testing and demonstrating our new Ballast Undercutting Machine with Network Rail and SNC Lavalin. The machine performed seamlessly and maintained dig rates of 0.75 to 1.25 metres per minute, at various set depths. With on/off tracking performed in under 10 minutes and undercutter dig system deployment in only an additional 15 minutes the machine has been very well received.

Under Live OLE and ALO Rail-Ability RCI Update

January 2020

The Rail-Ability RCI system has been updated to allow under live OLE and ALO working and has been installed initially to our ATLAS RRV fleet. Through rigorous testing, verification and validation the system has demonstrated full compliance to RIS1530 Issue 6 with software to EN 61508. The RCI also includes features such as; unique rail axle control, attachment rerating, downforce limiting, intuitive real-time dig depth assist, trailer brake control, on-board diagnostics and remote data logging.

Gators now available for hire

September 2019

We now have 3 John Deere gators, personnel carriers and tool trolleys in the fleet available for hire, each personnel carrier is able to carry 6 people and each tool trolley has a payload of 2000kg. A valuable asset when travelling long distances on track.

Rail Live Awards

June 2019

We are extremely proud to have retained the award for Best RRV Supplier, presented to us by Network Rail at the Rail Live show.
(Photo credit Rail Alliance)

S&C South Alliance Supplier Awards

June 2019

We are very proud to be the recipient of Best RRV Supplier for the S&C South Alliance based on our performance throughout 2018/2019.

Berkswich Athletics Football Team Success

May 2019

Division one Berkswich Athletics football team under 12s sponsored by A.P. Webb Plant Hire Ltd had tremendous success this season. They finished league shield final winners and came second place in the first division.

Well done to the team, managers and coaching staff.

New Volvo FH16 Truck

April 2019

Volvo’s “most powerful truck” the FH16 has now joined our HGV fleet. It is double drive with 650bhp which will help with the transportation of our heavier kit.

Career Fairs at Stafford Secondary Schools

March 2019

Recruiting for attitude. Training for skill.

We have been attending careers fairs at Stafford secondary schools placing brand new ATLAS road rail machines and fully equipped fitters vans at centre stage.

Close specifications