Hayley Rail On-Track for Railtex 2017

Member News Leading rail engineering and consumable specialist Hayley Rail will be exhibiting at Railtex 2017, the international exhibition for railway equipment, systems and services. The three-day event takes place from the 9th – 11th May 2017, at the National Exhibition Centre Birmingham, with Hayley Rail located on Stand F11. The event sees the dedicated Rail Division of leading UK engineering inventory supplier Hayley Group exhibit alongside other top names within the industry. Established in 1999, Hayley Rail is a proven supplier to the rail industry with a firm focus on quality, safety and technology. The specialist division is a member of Rail Alliance, holds Archilles LinkUp, GMRT, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accreditation. Hayley Rail also hold prominent membership within North West Rail Industry Leaders Group and Rail Forum East Midlands. Hayley Rail operate from a base of five strategically-based hubs whilst utilising Hayley Group’s network of over 40 branches to provide comprehensive UK-wide cover. This enables train operators and rail infrastructure organisations unrivalled access to stock and expertise, wherever they are in the UK. Hayley Rail has developed a strong reputation for increasing operational efficiency through reducing inventory, enhancing automation and driving staff productivity. Key services include Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) of critical components, developing tailored stock profiles and product kitting. Hayley Rail continues to be at the forefront of vending solutions with its cloud-based SmartVend technology, enabling full transparency, management and automation over critical procurement processes. Hayley Group being part of the €3.2b Global industrial supply group Descour & Cabaud can offer significant purchasing power benefits to customers. These include big-brand PPE and workshop consumables such as tools, lubricants, adhesives, sealants through to janitorial consumables. To accompany the core-consumable offer Hayley Rail have developed a deep understanding of specialist rail parts, including fixings, fasteners, seals, gaskets, screw spikes and track bolts. This also covers mechanical components suitable for rolling stock, track, signalling and station infrastructure such as escalators. All of which can be facilitated through the specialist regional hubs and branch network where and when customers need them. Hayley Rail are keen to demonstrate their wider engineering offer for which Hayley Group has built its success. Hayley Group are the largest distributor of bearings in the UK, holding authorised distributor relationships with the likes of INA, FAG, NSK, NTN and Cooper. Specialist divisions covering seals, electric motors, industrial gearboxes and pumps, are all accessible seamlessly through Hayley Rail. Railtex 2017 will see Hayley Rail accompanied by Hayley Fluid Power in showcasing its hydraulics, pneumatics and filtration offer. Hayley Fluid Power has direct supply agreements with globally recognised fluid power brands such as SMC, Gates and Festo. The division has built up a complete value-added package that includes site surveys through to refurbishment and custom hose assembly. The stand will provide an opportunity for rail professionals to discuss their requirements and assess the latest in fluid power technology first-hand. Those keen on exploring options improving operation efficiencies through procurement are urged to visit Stand F11 or call either Ben Noakes or Phil McCabe on 0161 872 7466 for a consultation.