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It was a weekend of charity activities at DWS for John and Jenni.     Jenni was raising money for Alzheimer’s and completed Trek 26 in the Peak district. John was raising money for Mind and decided to jump out of plane (we’ve always known he’s not quite right, but this proves it). Jenni is … Continued

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Knorr-Bremse supply DWS with 255 units of Derailment Detectors

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DWS sign a contract extension with Drax

We are delighted to have signed a contract extension following a successful 10-year relationship with Drax. Further details below             

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Investing for the future

Recently there have been a number of questions regarding brake testing of rail freight wagons in the industry.   Well, the Davis Group (WH Davis and Davis wagon Services) have invested over £70k on two state of the art automated digital brake test rigs.   We believe this is a first in the UK freight … Continued

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Davis Wagon Services nominated for Business Growth Award

Davis Wagon Services are proud to be nominated for the Business Growth Award in the Northeast Lincolnshire Business Awards.   Good luck to all companies shortlisted for the awards on the 12th May. 

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Advanced pneumatic system fitted to the Drax biomass fleet

The development and complexity of freight vehicles reached a new level in the industry with the advanced pneumatic system fitted to the Drax biomass fleet. The biomass wagon control cabinet is pivotal to wagon functioning and the overhaul of these cabinets prior to time-based predicted failure modes ensure long term operational reliability. Davis Wagon Services … Continued

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Providing the platform for wagon maintenance and repair

John Hall MD of Davis Wagon Services LTD, discusses broadening services and playing a wider role in ensuring the UK rail freight industry thrives. Read more here  

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Davis Wagon Services and Ford & Stanley in for the long haul

Davis Wagon Services and Ford & Stanley have further cemented their partnership through a three-year extension of their recruitment services agreement. John Hall, Managing Director said: “We have a close relationship with Ford & Stanley, supported by strong communication and a track record of successful placements. The level of service and relationships held at Director … Continued

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Drax invests in 30 new biomass wagons

Drax Group has awarded WH Davis a contract to supply a further 30 high-capacity biomass wagons, which the generator says will reduce emissions on the route from the Port of Tyne to its power station in North Yorkshire by more than 25%.

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