News - Year: 2022

Record year expected as sales reach new high

We are enjoying a bumper year with turnover and order intake projected to finish at an all-time high in December! Unprecedented interest in our flagship lifting jacks is credited with the boost in sales – more than 100 have already been built this year. We have a healthy order book for the next 12 months, […]

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Jack production reaches record levels

We are enjoying a bumper year for lifting jacks, producing an unprecedented 122 in just 12 months. From August 2021 to August this year, our factory created jacks for facilities up and down the country, building 104 since January alone. A total of 20 jacks has been delivered to GTR’s Selhurst Depot in London, where […]

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Fleet of jacks delivered to capital

We have given a busy London maintenance depot the lifting power to tackle a new heavy overhaul programme. 20 lifting jacks have been supplied to GTR’s Selhurst Depot in Croydon, enabling five-car trains to be overhauled. We have worked with Govia Thameslink for almost 20 years and the new jacks join a raft of other equipment that […]

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Enhancing our industry accreditations

We have achieved official industry approval of our supply chain credentials from two independent regulating bodies. Mechan has been awarded the Constructionline Gold standard and endorsement from Safe Contractor, further enhancing our extensive list of accreditations. We first secured Constructionline recognition in 2016, but recently attained the gold award, proving we meet PAS 91 and […]

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Equipping £70m rail depot

Our bespoke equipment is set to improve the efficiency and safety of maintenance teams working on the Tyne and Wear Metro. We are designing lifting and handling products for the South Gosforth Traction Maintenance Depot in Newcastle, as part of a £70 million upgrade. International rail company, Stadler, is manufacturing 46 new state-of-the-art trains for […]

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Space-saving servicing solution

We have helped transform the centre of a busy London rail depot into a multi-purpose maintenance space. A bespoke wheel drop has been designed and built for the East Ham Train Depot, operated by South Essex and London rail operator, c2c Trenitalia, which enables roof components to be removed in the same location when it is not […]

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Highly commended for innovation

We are in the running for a national accolade celebrating the achievements of those pushing the rail industry forward. Mechan has been shortlisted in the ‘small scale project’ category at this year’s Railway Innovation Awards for a bespoke bogie drop we created for Norwich’s Crown Point depot. The awards showcase outstanding innovations and novel technologies from across […]

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Shortlisted for innovation award

The unique nature of our products is being celebrated by the local manufacturing community. Mechan is one of five firms shortlisted in the manufacturing innovation category at this year’s Made in Sheffield Awards. We have been selected for the accolade, which recognises the impact of an innovative product or process, after producing a bespoke bogie […]

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Mechan jacks raise servicing capacity at Hamilton

We have delivered a bespoke set of lifting jacks to one of Scotland’s busiest depots, to help it keep pace with the high volume of trains being serviced. A set of four 15-tonne jacks has been created for the Hamilton depot in South Lanarkshire, one of only two independent rail maintenance facilities in the country. Depot […]

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Prestigious Heathrow contract secured

We are flying high after delivering a contract to supply our flagship lifting jacks to London’s Heathrow Airport. We designed and built 10 bespoke mobile jacks, to speed up the maintenance of vehicles used on the airport’s Track Transit System. Our experts worked with aviation construction specialist, Mace, to design jacks that will operate in conjunction […]

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