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Jewers Doors Industrial Doors for Train and Tram Maintenance Depots, Workshops and Industrial Buildings

Jewers Doors

Jewers Doors manufactures a range of industrial doors for train and tram entrances to maintenance depots, and other vehicular openings to depots, wheel lathes, train washes, bogie drops, train assembly workshops and other industrial buildings.

Bi-folding, multi-leaf folding and sliding depot doors

Products include the Swift bi-folding door for single-road openings, Osprey multi-leaf sliding folding doors for wider apertures and Kingfisher straight sliding doors. Swift, Osprey and Kingfisher doors are from Jewers Doors’ Phoenix product range.

Swift bi-folding depot doors

Swift bi-folding industrial doors are the perfect choice for train maintenance depot doors. Configured as side-hung, bi-folding doors (i.e. in four leaves with two leaves hung from, and folding to each side of the opening), Swift doors are designed to open and close safety around live overhead-line equipment.

Rail tracks are not affected by the operation of the doors, as leaves sweep across the tracks without the need for a bottom guide channel in the threshold.

Safe, horizontal bi-folding depot doors

Bi-folding horizontally, Swift doors provide full height visibility to the train driver at all times, reducing accidental impact damage, which is so common with vertically moving doors. Opening times are under 10s, regardless of width and height. Furthermore, Swift doors are fitted with pressure-sensitive and electro-sensitive safety equipment, with the option of interlinking the doors with the depot protection system to further protect rolling stock, doors and, more critically, personnel.

Manufactured from composite steel panels, Swift doors are available in a range of finishes and colours, and can be supplied with large or small areas of glazing, or wicket doors for personnel access. They are fully weather-sealed, and can be built to any size up to 4.5m wide by 7m high.

Purpose-designed drive systems for bi-folding industrial doors

Drive systems are purpose-designed for bi-folding industrial doors. Smaller Swift doors are fitted with electro-hydraulic operators, or can be manually operated, and doors for larger openings are fitted with heavier-duty electro-mechanical drive systems.

Swift doors are simple to design into new-build projects, or retro-fitted into existing buildings to replace tyred roller shutters or sectional overhead doors.

Multi-leaf sliding folding depot doors

Osprey multi-leaf sliding folding doors are the ideal industrial door solution for larger openings to train assembly areas plants, workshops, loading areas, etc. Designed for doorways between 4m to 20m wide, the opportunities are endless.

Osprey doors can be either manually or electrically operated, stacking at the side of the opening to give full height and width passage for the largest of rail and road vehicles. In the closed position doors provide security. Excellent insulation and weather-sealing properties offer tangible energy-saving benefits.

About Jewers Doors

Jewers Doors is an SME founded in 1983, and located at Biggleswade in Bedfordshire, the UK, where we design and manufacture our Phoenix range of industrial sliding folding doors, and our Esavian range of aircraft hangar doors. The company supplies and installs its products worldwide. Recent railway projects include:

  • Siemens WCML Depot, Northampton, UK
  • First Capital Connect Depot, Bedford, UK
  • Alsthom Traincare Centre, Edge Hill Depot, Liverpool, UK
  • First Capital Connect Depot, Hornsey, UK
  • Heathrow Express Depot, Old Oak Common, London, UK
  • Siu Ho Wan MTR Depot, Hong Kong
  • Pat Heung MTR Depot, Hong Kong
  • Crich Tramway Museum, Matlock, UK
  • Alstom Traincare Depot, Oxley, Wolverhampton, UK
  • Edinburgh Trams, Gogar Depot, Edinburgh, UK
  • Manchester Metrolink, Trafford Depot, Manchester, UK
  • Reading IEP Traincare Depot, Reading, UK
  • Siemens Ardwick TPE Depot, Manchester, UK
  • KTMB Seremban EMU Depot, Malaysia
  • Centro Midland Metro Depot, Wednesfield, UK
  • Al Sufouh Tram Depot, Dubai, UAE
  • CAF Auckland Transport EMU Depot, Auckland, New Zealand

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Press Release

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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Press Release

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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18 March 2016

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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24 April 2015

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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10 March 2015

Middle East Rail 2015, the Middle East's largest rail conference and exhibition, takes place on 17-18 March in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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29 August 2012

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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