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Jewers Doors Industrial Doors for Train and Tram Maintenance Depots

Jewers Doors engineers and manufactures the Phoenix range of high-quality industrial folding doors for railway facilities.

Doors are created from highly engineered components and comply with stringent European safety standards. The company has carried out projects worldwide, including in the UK, Qatar, the UAE, Australia, Malaysia and New Zealand.

Folding railway depot doors

Swift-SEW bi-folding doors have been created for depots incorporating taller openings, overhead electrification wires and tracks that run through the door. They are suitable for daily operational demands and high safety standards for modern railway maintenance depots.

Purpose-designed drive systems for bi-folding industrial doors

The design of the Swift-SEW is based on the original Swift door, which is a traditional four-fold door. It incorporates heavy-duty hardware and a powerful central drive unit that operates alongside a programmable smart relay control board (PLC) with built-in inverter. This creates a smooth, safe and future-proof door system for any railway maintenance depot building.

Swift-SEW doors can be integrated with building management systems (BMS), depot protection systems (DPS), heating, ventilation or air-conditioning (HVAC), and train wash plant to create ultimate control. A visual display on the door control panel provides real-time status or error reporting to the user, and with an IOT interface to enable Jewers’ HQ to connect directly to the door for complete visibility.

Versatile multi-leaf sliding folding doors

The Swift-SEW door will accommodate openings up to 5m wide. For wider openings, the Osprey is the ideal solution. Powered operation is available for doors up to 20m width while there is no limit to the width for manually operated Osprey doors, which would typically be used for across railway traversers or wider depot openings.

Jewers Doors’ solutions deliver robustness and durability, with the Phoenix range offering aesthetic appeal with advanced technical features. Products offer railway facilities a comprehensive solution that provides reliability while complementing its surroundings.

Bi-folding industrial doors for railway facilities

Swift-SEW doors have a number of unique features, including:

  • Side-hung doors without a floor track designed for railway tracks
  • Electrically operated with powerful efficient helical-worm gear motor
  • Instant low-level manual override handle
  • Closure around overhead line equipment (OLE)
  • Suitable for openings up to 5m wide and 7m tall (maximum 32.5m²)
  • Multi-programmable smart relay control board
  • Control board integrates with building management system (BMS) and depot protection system (DPS)
  • Internet of things (IOT) for real-time monitoring
  • Automatic solenoid floor bolts for security and protection against adverse weather
  • Solid, partial glazing and fully glazed options available.

About Jewers Doors

Established in 1983, Jewers Doors is a world-leading company dedicated to the design, manufacture and installation of specialist industrial doors operating from a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Bedfordshire, UK. With branch offices in Dubai in the UAE, North America and Turkey, Jewers Doors supplies and installs specialist industrial doors worldwide.

Since 2008, Jewers Doors has provided more than 270 doors for railway depot and station projects.

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Jewers Doors Installs Six Sets of Bi-Folding Doors at Sydney Light Rail Depot

One of Jewers Doors’ latest installations involves six sets of Swift-SEW bi-folding doors at the new Lilyfield maintenance depot for Sydney Light Rail.

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Innovation in Industrial Doors

The Phoenix range of horizontally sliding and folding doors are used worldwide across the railway industry.

Jewers Doors Ltd

Stratton Business Park



SG18 8QB


United Kingdom

+44 1767 317090 +44 1767 312305 www.jewersdoors.co.uk

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9 October 2019

One of Jewers Doors’ latest installations involves six sets of Swift-SEW bi-folding doors at the new Lilyfield maintenance depot for Sydney Light Rail.

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3 April 2019

Jewers Doors’ Australian reseller Max Doors Solutions (MDS) has completed the installation of four sets of Swift-SEW doors on the Maintenance Depot for the light rail system in the country’s capital, Canberra.

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27 March 2019

Jewers Doors’ local reseller Rumaillah Warehouse Equipment WLL has recently completed the installation of 30 sets of Swift-SEW automatic bi-folding doors for the new Lusail Light Rail Transit (LRT) depot complex in Qatar, UAE.

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20 March 2019

Jewers Doors has installed eight of its Swift- SEW and two smaller Swift horizontal bi-folding doors at Transport for London (TfL)’s new operations, maintenance and control (OMC) depot for the Elizabeth line at Old Oak Common, West London, UK.

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13 March 2019

National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR) has been opened following the installation of Jewers’ Swift-SEW high-speed, automatic bi-folding doors at workshops at the Birmingham and Doncaster campuses in the UK.

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10 November 2017

Specialist manufacturer Jewers Doors has installed five of its latest Swift SEW automated sliding bi-folding doors at Hitachi Rail Europe’s (HRE) new £80m maintenance depot for the Intercity Express Programme (IEP) trains at Doncaster, UK.

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Specialist industrial door manufacturer Jewers Doors have installed several of its Phoenix range sliding folding doors at Hitachi's new UK rolling stock manufacturing centre at Newton Aycliffe.

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Jewers are rapidly being recognised in the rail industry as a key partner for the design, manufacture and installation of industrial doors for train and tram depots.

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Jewers Doors Limited, a market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of specialist industrial doors, will exhibit at InnoTrans for the first time on stand 319 in the UK RIA Pavilion in Hall 26. InnoTrans is one of the largest international trade fairs for transport technology and takes place in Berlin on 18 to 21 September.

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Jewers Doors Ltd

Stratton Business Park



SG18 8QB


United Kingdom

+44 1767 317090 +44 1767 312305 www.jewersdoors.co.uk

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