Latest News

Latest News

31 Oct 2014 - L.B. Foster Announces Agreement to Acquire Balfour Beatty Rail GmbH Railroad Tuning Unit (FWO)

Acquisition Expands L.B. Fosterís Friction Management and Track Product Capabilities

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LB Foster Exhibit at Trako International Rail Fair in Gdansk

We are delighted to announce that LB Foster will be exhibiting in conjunction with its local representative, ASZ s.c. at the Trako International Rail Fair, Gdansk, Poland (24-27 September 2013).

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LB Foster Rail Technologies new Corporate Brochure

The recent Railtex exhibition saw the launch of our brand new corporate brochure.

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L.B. Fosterís UK Rail Products Facility Receives Specialized EN 15085-2 Welding Certification

Certification for Welding of Railway Vehicles and Components (CWRVC) Awarded to Sheffield Plant...

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LB Foster Rail Technologies on Show

Over the next few months we will be exhibiting at a number of shows around the world including...

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Portec Rail Products Rebranded as L.B. Foster Rail Technologies

The naming structure brings added recognition to the new Rail Technologies business as it becomes part of the L.B. Foster brand

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LB Foster Sheffield appoints new UK Sales Manager

The company continues to invest in customer relations with the addition of Richard Barrett to the team.

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Eliminate Theft of Solar Panels

Rail Crime costs over £264 million per annum. To help combat this major issue the LB Foster has developed specific anti-theft and anti-vandal features for its range of solar powered trackside Friction Management equipment.

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Portec Rail Signs New Export Sales Manager – Lucy Prior

Lucy Prior is the new Export Sales Manager at Portec Rail in Sheffield.

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LB Foster Sheffield strengths account management

The company has moved to strengthen its Account Management with the addition of Nicola Malley and Sarah Tunnicliff to the team.

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Friction Management Training

Following Network Rail's maintenance reorganisation, LB Foster are currently undertaking friction management training at various Network Rail training schools across the UK.

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Network Rail Approval - Top-Of-Rail Friction Management Systems

Whilst Gauge Face and Check Rail Lubrication has been widely practiced for many years, the application of a Top of Rail Friction Modifier is a relatively recent concept in the UK rail industry.

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Network Rail Approval - Compact Grease Distribution Unit (GDU)

The MC4 Compact Grease Distribution unit has been approved for use on ALL Network Rail sections.

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Community Relations 2011

The Company has chosen to support Motor Neurone Disease with our charitable activities through 2011.

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PRG Sheffield Enjoys an Extremely Successful InnoTrans 2010

The InnoTrans 2010 Trade Fair at Messe Berlin 21-24 September proved to be a very successful event for PRG Sheffield.

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