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Rail / Rolling Stock

Rail / Rolling Stock

Diversification delivering engineering excellence to the rail sector supply chain

Bringing its acclaimed brand of engineering excellence to the rail sector, the Greenbank Group has established itself as a reliable partner for companies within the supply chain.

Since achieving EN 15085 Manufacturers of Railway Vehicles and Components Certification Levels 1 – 6, we have delivered a wide range of contracts for clients in the UK and overseas, including cab assemblies for trains destined for an operator in the south of England.

From our dedicated manufacturing facility in Derby, we have led a project to develop and install new compressor units for toilet systems on a heritage and rail tour operator’s Mark I and Mark II coaches, as well as stainless steel water tank fabrications to fit Class 170 diesel multiple units.

Our overseas projects portfolio has included the supply of various different safety critical fabricated and welded components for the Rail industry that have ranged in sizes up to 14 metres in length and weighing around 9 Tonnes delivered into the USA along with the design, manufacture, assembly and testing of a Gangway Fitment Test Machine for a Rail supplier in India, and the supply of assembly equipment for innovative people movers for flexible operation in both urban and airport transportation in the USA.

With a host of other quality assurance accreditations, Greenbank is now well placed for further diversification within the rail sector, forging even closer partnerships with like-minded suppliers in the supply chain.

Key Service Area


  • 3D Solidworks Design
  • FEA Analysis
  • Bespoke Jigs and Fixtures
  • Welding Jigs
  • Welding Fixtures
  • Lifting Fixtures
  • Handling Fixtures
  • Life Cycle Test Machines
  • Transport Trailers
  • Inspection Fixtures


  • Bespoke Jigs and Fixtures
  • Welding Jigs/Welding Fixtures
  • Lifting /Handling Fixtures
  • Life Cycle Test Machines
  • Transport Trailers
  • Inspection Fixtures
  • Bespoke- Mock-Ups and Prototypes fabrication and assemblies.


  • Manual Clamps
  • Electrical Drives
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Pneumatic Systems


  • Site Project Management
  • Site Installation
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)
  • Site Service

Fabrication & Welding

Underfames, Headstocks, Bolsters, Cab Ends, Safety critical Components small and large, CET Tanks, Fuel Tanks,

Obstacle Deflectors / Snow ploughs, Rail Grinder vehicle components, Shrouds

Assembly and Installation

Train- Toilet Installations

Train Vehicle refresh modifications

Design , Installation and Planned Preventative Maintenance for: Tooling , Jigs and Fixtures

Rail Component Assembly and welding equipment, Rail Vehicle Assembly Equipment, Handling Equipment, Lifting Equipment, Lift & Turn Equipment, Drilling Templates, Component setting templates, Water Testing Equipment, Access staging and platforms.

Accreditations & Standards

In accordance with are as follows:

BS EN ISO 3834-1,-2,-3,-4,-5. This accreditation supports Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

EN 15085-1,-2,-3,-4,-5,-6. This accreditation allows us to produce CL1 projects for the rail sector.

The quality of our welding is in accordance with the relevant acceptance/rejection criteria of BS EN ISO 5817:2023.

Visual Examination of Welds are performed in accordance with BS EN ISO 17637 by a CSWIP 3.1 qualified welding inspector.

Our Welding procedure qualification records (WPQR’) are in accordance with BS EN ISO 15614-1:2017+A1:2019. Witnessed, tested, and certified by a UKAS accredited body.

The qualification of our welders is in accordance with BS EN ISO 9606-1:2017. Witnessed, tested, and certified by a UKAS accredited body.

Welding Coordination is in accordance with BS EN 14731:2019. Welding Coordination is carried out by two qualified welding coordinators.

Accreditations & Associates

Forefront UKAS
rospa 2023 President's Award
rail forum midlands
rail alliance