Setting a new standard
With outstations throughout the UK, we’re supporting fleet owners nationwide through innovative and industry-defining solutions.Read more
Setting a new leading standard for rail wagon maintenance and repair
As an established, leading supplier of rail wagon maintenance and repair services, Davis Wagon Services continues to deliver the best solutions that surpass customer expectations.
We offer a wide range of wagon and freight servicing solutions, from maintenance and repair to the procurement of specialist parts and components.
Maintenance & repair
Best-in-class maintenance and wagon repair solutions readily available across the UK.Read more
Materials & spares
We can supply a full range of spare parts and components to support all wagon types.Read more
As a certified Entity in Charge of Maintenance, we can provide total management of your fleets.Read more
With outstations strategically positioned throughout the UK, we can support FOCs and leasing companies nationwide.
With roots firmly established in the rail industry, DWS is recognised today as one of the UK’s leading specialists in wagon maintenance and repair.
Davis Wagon Services Limited was created in May 2007 following the acquisition by WH Davis Ltd, the UK’s last remaining wagon builder. The objective of the acquisition was to broaden the services that WH Davis could offer to the UK rail market. This objective is still pivotal in today’s market where a collective collaboration still exists, and we have achieved sustained growth and development year on year.
Our Head Office is situated in Immingham, with nine outstations strategically positioned throughout the UK to provide maintenance and repairs to our customers’ fleets of vehicles.
Our mission statement is to be a leading supplier of rail wagon maintenance. Our aims and objectives are to exceed our customers’ expectations in quality, reliability, delivery and cost through continuous improvements and customer interaction. Davis Wagon Services Limited also aims to provide services that are technically and operationally superior, that do not harm people or the environment.
Our relationship with Davis Wagon Services is unique in that they are both a supplier and customer to the Entire Group. As a supplier DWS have always offered an exemplary service and are continually accurate with delivery times. Similarly, the quality of parts is always excellent, we have no record of any non-conformity from DWS. As a customer Davis Wagon Services are a pleasure to deal with. Their professionalism is clearly evident throughout the company, always providing clear and accurate procurement documentation.see more
DWS are a key strategic partner in developing the national maintenance delivery function to the expanding ERMEWA fleet in the UK.
Richard Allen, Maintenance & Repair Manager
Drax have enjoyed a long and productive relationship with DWS who are appointed as Entity in Charge of Maintenance (“ECM”) for our fleet of 225 Biomass wagons. The professionalism shown by DWS to perform their responsibilities as ECM is vital, giving us the confidence that our wagons are maintained to the highest standard and have consistently high levels of availability. As industry experts DWS are always proactive, ensuring that our commercial interests are protected. The relationship between our companies feels more like a partnership, and it is a pleasure to work together to safely operate our wagon fleet. Having a long term contractual relationship has allowed DWS to invest in an industry leading facility at Ferrybridge to service our wagons. We are proud to be associated with this award winning facility that embodies the standards and qualities DWS pride themselves on.see more
Mark Gibbens, Head of Logistics
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