Washington Metro Chooses Harsco for Prime Movers

15 February 2010 (Last Updated February 15th, 2010 18:30)

US firm Harsco's rail subsidiary will supply utility track vehicle (UTV) prime movers to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The UTVs will be used to power work trains for railway maintenance of way requirements including snow removal, repair and replacement of rail, and

US firm Harsco's rail subsidiary will supply utility track vehicle (UTV) prime movers to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

The UTVs will be used to power work trains for railway maintenance of way requirements including snow removal, repair and replacement of rail, and the supply of power for hydraulic and pneumatic tools.

In a deal worth $6m, the deliveries are scheduled to begin in January 2011 and run until the second quarter of the year.