25 Feb 2020
February 25, 2020

Access equipment for railways

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AV Birch has offered access expertise to train franchises for two decades. Platforms, gantries and maintenance equipment has been supplied to depots and station environments across the country. read more →

12 Dec 2019
December 12, 2019

Access equipment with a difference

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AV Birch design and install a range of access equipment, platforms, walkways and gantries. Sometimes, we take on more unusual projects, but we always rise to the challenge. read more →

18 Oct 2019
October 18, 2019

Rail depot specialists

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Having the right equipment at rail depots means trains are maintained efficiently, vehicles are fit for passenger service and maintenance technicians can work in safety. AV Birch offers bespoke solutions to help operators achieve this. read more →

We have provided interior and exterior walkways, guarded platforms, access steps, maintenance pit bridges, train, plane and wagon platforms… whatever the requirement. read more →

Working at height should not put operators at risk, and the right access equipment ensures that transport maintenance teams can reach all areas of vehicles quickly and safely. read more →

An AV Birch access platform helps leading train builder complete the bullet-train inspired Class 385 high-tech commuter train. read more →

Pirbright Access Platform

One of the world’s leading Disease Research Laboratories recently turned to AV Access for help to solve both an efficiency and safety problem. read more →

Following an exceptional series of new manufacturing projects, we are looking for an additional Mechanical Design Engineer to work at our Bridgnorth factory. AV Birch are bespoke manufacturers, creating solutions across a wide range of sectors including rail, defence, aerospace, automotive, architectural and manufacturing.  We pride ourselves on having a great team of problem solvers.. read more →

Midlands based manufacturer and fabricator, AV Birch grow their Access division with the appointment of a dedicated Walkways and Gantries sales specialist. AV Birch recognise the growing importance of Walkway and Gantry design and manufacture by adding specialist Mark Knowles to the team.  Mark has a solid background in this area, starting on the shop.. read more →

Network Rail in Derby commissioned AV Access to design & build an access gantry to allow engineers at RVEL to allow roof access to both engines and rolling stock. read more →