Leading rail industry specialists in the leasing and maintenance of locomotives

Reliable storage solutions for rail vehicles in the UK

Your peace of mind

Across two sites totalling 35 acres, Harry Needle Railroad Company is centrally located in the country with excellent rail access. Additionally, our facilities include road access and egress for rail vehicles conveyed by low loader.

We have invested to provide the security, maintenance and repair facilities you need to provide your company with some of the best rail vehicle storage solutions in the UK – storing more than 700 vehicles with various storage needs, including in cold, tepid and warm conditions.

Our facilities also include a 0.25 mile test track to complete runs of your vehicles stored at our facility where necessary.

Get in touch with us today with your requirements and see the difference HNRC can make to give you peace of mind that your assets are well looked after.


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Everyone at HNRC understands the importance of security when it comes to your vehicles.

We have 24-hour CCTV on site to ensure your vehicles are looked after to complement the investment in perimeter fencing to the whole site and access control via locked gates.

Our technology includes motion sensors with remote monitoring provided at Bassetlaw Council – this includes police response.

Provided by Digitech Security Solutions (independently certified to SSAIB standards), our security services also include out of working hours security patrols with guard and handler.

  • Security Guards

  • Security Dogs

  • CCTV

  • Alarm System


As part of our storage service, we can also provide extensive modification, maintenance and repair services, alongside locomotive leasing.

This includes:

  • Modification work – Rolling stock refurbishment
  • Extensive repair and maintenance capabilities
  • Painting
  • Fuelling / Ad Blue / Battery Charging
  • CET
  • Water
  • Power Unit Change
  • Bogie Overhaul
  • Load Banking
  • 5 x Car Lifting Jack Facility
  • 4 x Heavy Lift Jack Facility
  • 16 tonne overhead crane

We also have office space, mess rooms and shower facilities should you require them for your colleagues.

Get in touch and let us know your requirements.


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