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KiwiRail orders lifting equipment from Mechan

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Sheffield-based rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, has received a second order for its lifting equipment from KiwiRail in New Zealand.

Mechan has shipped a set of four 30 tonne lifting jacks to KiwiRail’s Hamilton depot in New Zealand, 12 years after the system was installed at its Palmerston North facility.

KiwiRail is New Zealand’s largest freight and passenger rail operator and will be using the jacks to maintain rolling stock on the North Island’s mainline.

Synchronised lifting is achieved using Mechan’s Microlink control system, which provides a constant feed of information to the operator via a single cable, offering maximum safety and flexibility.

Richard Carr, Mechan’s managing director, said:

“We are extremely pleased to secure a second prestigious contract with KiwiRail. Our Microlink system is renowned the world over and remains at the forefront of depot maintenance technology.”

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