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Weighwell Engineering Ltd has over 30 years’ experience supplying specialist train weighing systems and has been trusted and respected worldwide for its engineering skill, expertise and innovation. Today it continues to build on this rich engineering heritage by delivering state-of-the art technology and advanced solutions for portable train weighing equipment. This is combined with a total commitment to quality, reliability and service.
Created by inventor and Managing Director Paul Horsfall, Weighwell’s award-winning product the Portable Train Weigher (PTW) has revolutionised the concept of train weighing. Its PTW with its unique, portable and mobile design can be installed in any gauge of track and virtually any rail type in a matter of minutes without the need for expensive changes to the track or foundations.
Weighwell have established an international and domestic portfolio with a range of clients. Its portable train weighing systems are an integral part of multi-million pound contracts where reliability, backup support and quality are a fundamental component. This has led to a multitude of long term relationships providing bespoke weighing equipment and solutions.
Weighwell is committed to researching and developing new products to ensure that the global rail industry has an efficient, profitable and, above all, a very safe future.
Our award winning product the Portable Train Weigher (PTW) has changed the concept of train weighing. Our PTW with its unique, portable and mobile design can be installed in any gauge of track and virtually any rail type in a matter of minutes without the need for expensive changes to the track or foundations. Our equipment has been proven to lead to beneficial time and cost savings.
Our PTW allows for static train weighing (from a single axle up to full car weighing) or in-motion train weighing in a reliable, accurate and convenient manner. Our static weighing systems operate with wireless technology (Connectweigh™) and are perfectly suited to train maintenance depots and the manufacture/overhaul of rolling stock.
Our static systems can be used to weigh of a variety of rolling stock (such as high speed trains and tram vehicles) and are an integral component for train manufacture/overhaul programs. Our robust in-motion train weighing systems are efficient “check weighers” and are used to weigh a variety of rail freight aggregate within quarries and loading depots.