About Us

Brush Traction offers a wide range of products for the Rail Industry. The Brush name has been synonymous with quality engineering and the supply of railway equipment since 1865. The company has produced state-of-the-art locomotives and propulsion systems for freight and passenger carrying vehicles worldwide for many years. In harmony with the above, Brush Traction is also highly experienced and competent in repower, refurbishment and re-engineering with particular emphasis on reliability improvements, life extension, upgrade and modification.
Our advanced and modern engineering, production and testing facilities, offer the latest in manufacturing technology. We provide flexible and cost effective solutions to our customer’s requirements. Brush Traction's capability includes the use of finite element modelling and 2D and 3D computer aided design. Electrical schematic design, PCB layout and circuit simulation are also offered as part of Brush Traction's capability.
Our trained productions teams are involved with New Build, Repower, Heavy Maintenance, interior and exterior enhancement activities including undertaking full interior refurbishment and refinishing, installation of passenger information and CCTV systems, OTMR recorders, the introduction of new seating and the creation of RVAR-compliant seating areas. Combining practicality with aesthetics, we ensure that rolling stock looks its best and performs to the highest standards.
In addition Brush Traction is able to provide a wide range of services at a customer’s own facility located anywhere within the UK. Our staff are able to work anywhere within the UK on short or long term contracts and will be certified as fully competent in the tasks that they are carrying out.
Component activities include design, build and overhaul of electrical systems, electronics, rotating machines, engines, bogies and their sub-components.