BARROW HILL COMMERCIAL
STORAGE FOR EAST MIDLANDS RAILWAYS HIGH SPEED TRAINS AND OTHER ROLLING STOCK AT BARROW HILL
Barrow Hill Commercial has a customer base of main line rail passenger and freight companies, plus a number of much valued rail based tenants, who provide train operators’ daily and heavy engineering requirements, based from modern buildings on site, at Barrow Hill.
STORAGE FOR RAIL OPERATORS
We provide comprehensive storage sidings, set in 20 acres, suitable for all main line operators.
Barrow Hill provides East Midlands Railway (EMR) with facilities for warm and cold storage of its HSTs, Class 170 and Class 153s as part of EMR’s cascading and storage arrangements with Rolling Stock Leasing Companies.
We have an experienced team of professionals working with a full time general manager on-site. If you’re looking for a special requirement (or bespoke solution) then please ask us and we’ll work hard to help you achieve exactly what you want.
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SERVICES WE PROVIDE
Key features of the facilities available to the railway industry at Barrow Hill Commercial:
- CET tank emptying / cleaning.
- Diesel fuelling.
- Passenger vehicle watering.
- Axle bearing rotation / periodic vehicle movement.
- Low-speed vehicle motion testing.
- Mess room with showers & kitchen.
- Demonstration and product launch facilities, comes with full-scale catering.
- Conference and meeting rooms.
- Large parking area.
- Four Corner monitored CCTV and full-perimeter 2.4m palisade fence.
- Warm and Cold Storage – short, medium – or long-term.
- 24/7 access to the GB mainline network.
- Containerised storage – 40’ containers available.
HEALTH & SAFETY
We monitor the need to eliminate risk and maintain operational compliances throughout the depot, in line with health and safety, railway and business standards.
We treat our customers’ rolling stock security very seriously, backed up by a 2.4m high security perimeter fence, enhanced by modern four cornered CCTV.
For more information on our health and safety policies and procedures including details on our comprehensive security systems, please Contact Us
HIRE OUR UNIQUE FACILITIES AT BARROW HILL
Looking to hold an exclusive event? We can offer space for major launches, historic gatherings and small meetings. We have parking facilities for up to 200 cars and outdoor areas which are suitable for marquees, trade stands and demonstrations. On-site catering can also be provided…
As an award winning rail centre connected to the main line network, Barrow Hill boasts a long and successful history as a railway locomotive depot that opened its doors more than 150 years ago. We are unique in the railway world…
Providing East Midlands Railway (EMR) with warm and cold storage of its HSTs, Class 170 and Class 153s as part of EMR’s cascading and storage arrangements with Rolling Stock Leasing Companies. We offer storage for both High Speed and local passenger locomotives…
WHERE TO FIND US
Barrow Hill is located in the centre of the country, just off junctions 29, 29a or 30 of the M1 motorway. The nearest main line railway station is Chesterfield.
Sat Nav code S43 2PR
FROM M1 NORTH At J30, take the A616 to Chesterfield/Newark. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A616. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Chesterfield Rd/A619. Take Hall Lane and Station Road. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Eckington Rd/B6053. Turn left onto Hall Lane. Turn left onto Station Road. Turn right onto Campbell Drive and we are on your left.
FROM M1 SOUTH At junction 29A, take the A6192 exit to Markham Vale/A632/Bolsover. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Erin Road/A6192. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Ireland Close. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Hall Lane. Turn left onto Station Road. Turn right onto Campbell Drive and we are on your left.