Knorr-Bremse in the United Kingdom.

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK offers the full global portfolio of Knorr-Bremse rail systems and brands to customers in the UK and Ireland. In addition, the company provides full life-cycle support for those systems.

Operating from three locations in the UK, and with outstanding rail engineering, manufacturing, overhaul and repair ability, Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK has the capability and capacity to support both train builders and operators.

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK is a member of the global Knorr-Bremse Group, a world leader in braking and sub-systems for rail vehicles.

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK operates from three facilities in the UK: Melksham (HQ) and Corsham both located in Wiltshire, and Manchester.

The entire portfolio of Knorr-Bremse cross-connected rail systems technology including braking, HVAC, power supply, sanding, toilets, train doors, wash/wipe, and integrated digital control and monitoring technology are all available to rail vehicle builders, maintainers and operators from Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK.

Long term support of all of these systems is available from Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK through its specialist RailServices organisation; from guaranteed original parts supply to ‘whole train life’ service support contracts.

Knorr-Bremse Platform Screen Door Systems

The Melksham site is a Knorr-Bremse Group Centre of Competence (CoC) for brake control systems and platform screen door systems.

Knorr-Bremse Platform Screen Door Systems offer global customers bespoke solutions which deliver enhanced passenger safety and operational benefits.


Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Ltd.

Hampton Park East
Westinghouse Way
SN12 6TL
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1225 898700

Richard Ward Head of Sales

Hampton Park East
Westinghouse Way
SN12 6TL
United Kingdom

Cellphone: +44 7966 148210

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Our facilities

Melksham (HQ): A specialist rail vehicle systems design, engineering and manufacturing facility
Corsham: Precision machining facility for rail systems
Manchester: Rail vehicle friction material development and manufacturing facility

Knorr-Bremse’s Local Management Team

Sharing responsibility in a far-sighted approach based on experience and expertise: An outstanding management team guides the progress of the location.

Paul Goodhand

Managing Director

Nick Fitzwater

Director, Rail Services

Sanjay Albert

Director, Engineering & Innovation

Richard Bew

Director, Business Development

Mark Carrol

Director, Finance & IT

Nicola Clark

Director, Human Resources

Mark Fletcher

Director, Mergers and Acquisitions

Alan Meakin

Director, Projects & Sales Delivery

Paul Rooke

Director, Quality & Environment, Health and Safety

Tim Sharpe

Director, Operations

A Career with Knorr-Bremse – and our Local Commitment

Each Knorr-Bremse location is unique. That applies not only to the wide range of career opportunities and exceptional prospects available but also to our numerous local activities. Because Knorr-Bremse is firmly anchored in the local community – and sees itself as an active player in its social setting.

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