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Hydrex Training

Rail Training, Assessment and Consultancy

Hydrex House,
Serbert Way,
BS20 7GG Other,
United Kingdom

Hydrex House,
Serbert Way,
BS20 7GG Other,
United Kingdom

Since its creation in 1995 Hydrex Training (formerly MTR Training) has become a leading provider of professional learning and development services to the UK rail industry. Through a focus on understanding the specific needs of our customers and working hard to provide the most appropriate learning and development services, we have developed enduring customer relationships.

You can call on us to provide advice and guidance on the training needs of all levels of employees with the confidence that we will work with you to find the best solutions.

Rail industry training courses

The extensive range of training offered by Hydrex covers many aspects of the railway industry including:

  • Track safety
  • Health and safety
  • Permanent way
  • Road / rail plant operation
  • On-track-machine operation
  • RMMM operation
  • Traction and rolling stock maintenance
  • Railway operations
  • Accident investigation
  • Signal sighting

Rail industry learning and development options

Hydrex Training is aware that the modern business environment operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and that time is a precious commodity. We can offer a variety of options for the delivery of learning and development that can accommodate most working patterns and ensure that the impact on your business is minimised.

There are very few sectors that Hydrex Training is unable to support, and we always enjoy the challenge of working with customers in new sectors.

Rail industry training professionals

Hydrex Training has an excellent team of highly knowledgeable and talented professionals with a variety of experiences in the rail business, and this diversity generates new perspectives and constant improvement within Hydrex Training.

We lead by example and invest in the development of all staff to keep them up-to-date, relevant and motivated to provide the best possible solutions.

On-site and training-centre rail industry courses

Our training centres are in:

  • Derby
  • Portishead
  • Doncaster
  • Durham
  • West Drayton
  • Winchester
  • Chasewater

In addition to delivering a wide range of services at its own training centres, Hydrex Training is able to offer dedicated courses at customers’ own sites. We are also able to source suitable training venues across the UK to meet the needs of customers and are always keen to provide the best options.

Rail training accreditations

We are proud of the services we offer and seek recognition from independent organisations to demonstrate our commitment to every aspect of our business. Our accreditations provide a framework for our business that ensures we constantly review what we do and keep striving for improvements.

In addition to accreditations for specific courses we deliver – e.g. IOSH accreditation – we also have accreditations that relate to the way we conduct our business. These include:

  • ISO 9001:2000
  • ISO 14001
  • OHAS18001
  • Investors In People
  • City & Guilds
  • OCR
  • Train to Gain
  • Link Up

Rail training customer service

We have a dedicated customer support team that is always available to provide guidance on all aspects of your experience with Hydrex Training. This team can take bookings, provide course information or – if you want more technical information – either source the information for you or ask one of our learning and development staff to contact you.

MTR Training Changes Name to Hydrex Training

MTR Training has been part of the Hydrex Group since 2004 and following a strategic review with our parent organisation, we have decided to change the trading name of our business from MTR Training to Hydrex Training. This will enable our business to benefit from the support activities

Traction And Rolling Stock

As part of MTR's growth strategy we are now able to offer an extensive range of Traction and Rolling Stock Training (T&RS). This addition to our portfolio now offers training that can be delivered as full system courses or as individual day events for specific train systems. All of

Focus On On-Track Machine

MTR has a wide range of expertise in delivering both operator and controller courses for on-track machines. With the wide spread use of computers and the need to achieve exact track geometry, MTR are able to provide appreciation courses of track geometry and the creation of front off-set fil

MTR Implements a New Growth Strategy

MTR was established in 1995 as a railway training provider and has since built a solid reputation for developing an excellent rapport with customers. MTR joined the Hydrex group of companies in 2004 and has since started delivering training in the construction and material handling mar

John Howes Joins MTR Training

John Howes has been appointed as the business development manager for MTR Training. He will strengthen the existing rail client base and develop the non-rail activities of the business. John joins from Catalis Rail Training where he was a divisional manager for various services; he br

Andy Morris Appointed as General Manager for MTR Training

Andy Morris has been appointed as the General Manager for MTR Training and will be growing the railway and non-railway activities of the business. Andy joins from Catalis Rail Training, where he was the operational director, and brings with him significant experience of training and b

MTR offers the NEBOSH General Certificate

MTR Training is offering the NEBOSH general certificate, in conjunction with Jays Training, at a special rate of just: £975 +VAT per delegate. All of the trainers are ex-NEBOSH examiners and have a vast amount of experience in delivering these courses. The course is delive

Hydrex Training

Hydrex House

Serbert Way



BS20 7GG


United Kingdom