UK: A set of 22 bogie lifters which were custom designed and manufactured by Mechan have been installed to replace aging equipment at Siemens Mobility’s Lincoln site, where it undertakes the maintenance and repair of bogies from Velaro, Desiro and Desiro City fleets.

‘Siemens Mobility approached us about designing bogie lifters because of our reputation for high-quality equipment’, said Mechan’s Sales Manager Lindsey Mills. ‘Thanks to our existing relationship, the client also knows we have the in-house skills to deliver exactly to its specification. Many depots use bogie rotators to raise a frame and they have been a staple in our product portfolio for many years, but we are pleased to now be offering the sector a cost-effective alternative, when there is no need for the bogie to revolve.’