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PTA Perth Transport Authority Vector Lifting Mobile Train Jacks for maintenance

WA METRONET RAILCAR PROJECT

Vector Lifting was recently awarded the contract through the new METRONET project to design and manufacture specialised maintenance equipment for the new Bellevue Rail Car depot.

The new depot is part of the WA governments Metronet Railcar Project which will see the new Alstom C-Class Trains manufactured in Western Australia.

Vector Liftings contract consists of supplying

  • 24 x bespoke lifting jacks to allow the depot operators to lift a complete 6 car train. The lifting jacks will be utilized during the manufacturing as well as ongoing use for the maintenance of the new railcars as well as existing PTA fleet.
  • 3 x specialised bogie turntables to assist with the flow of bogies throughout the depot
  • In Floor Bogie Press to assist with the measurements and calibration of the bogies for the new C-Class Fleet.

Vector Lifting has further strengthened their relationship with PTA in the area of train maintenance. Vector Lifting already plays an integral part within the public transport sector in WA with Vector Lifting previously suppling the lifting systems utilised within the Nowergup and Claisebrook maintenance depots.

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