MTL wins major order in the Rail sector

MTL Advanced has recently won a significant order to supply complex safety critical fabrications to a leading rail industry OEM. These fabrications will be fully compliant to MTL’s BS EN 15085 Class 2 rail welding accreditation.

This major contract will ultimately be used for the Crossrail project bringing a new railway line to central London.

This project has involved MTL working very closely with the customer to improve the initial design to ensure all critical to quality requirements are achieved. MTL are a supplier of Category 1 safety critical parts such as Bolsters, Bogie Frames, Body Shell Components, and Fuel Tanks etc and are SEAP approved.

The MTL business has invested in excess of £8m over the last 2 years to place it at the forefront of contract manufacturing in the UK. Based on a 13 hectare site with 300,000 sq.ft of manufacturing space MTL is ideally placed to manage any complex fabrication contracts with a facility that boasts the largest laser cutting machine with automated handling system in the UK, robotic pressing and welding capabilities, extensive CNC machining capability and state of the art paint facility. This is supported further with clean areas for carrying out assembly work. The MTL business has an extensive capability and capacity to undertake one off and batch fabrications with accreditations to undertake the most complex work in the rail, power generation, construction and defence sectors

MTL will be exhibiting at this years’ RAILTEX Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham 9-11th May, stand G45.