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Experts in Overhauling
Brake Components for
Rolling Stock

Whether you’re a FOC, TOC, preservation group, or heritage enthusiast - Railway Brake Services' team of technicians are here to help using OEM parts and over 60 years industry knowledge.

"A very professional and knowledgeable service. Much of the quality of the work is due to Keith's [Nicholson] experience and work ethic being applied to his staff, which in turn breeds the same”

Customer Testimonial
Survey Monkey

Why Choose Railway Brake Services

Preserving Our Railway Heritage

We believe heritage railways, preservation groups, and individual enthusiasts shouldn’t have to compete against the larger rail organisations for a competitively priced and expert service.

60+ Years in the Industry

Our team has been trained by the best - Keith Nicholson - so they know exactly how to overhaul, diagnose, repair or retrofit what you need.

We Use OEM Parts

We are one of the few overhaul services that have access to Original Equipment Manufacturer parts. So our customers really do get the best quality.

We Welcome Enquiries

Don't know the part number? Not sure what your next step should be? We'll invest time in identifying what you need so we can work together.

We've worked with some of the biggest names in rail
Photo of a Freightliner train
Photo of a man working at a metal vice

Who We Work With

Freight Operating Companies
Train Operating Companies
Preservation Groups
Individual locomotive preservers/restorers

What We Do

Overhaul Brake Components
Independent Brake Fault Investigation
Air Brake Design & Consultancy

Founded on Experience

Established by Keith Nicholson - a household name in the industry - Railway Brake Services has a heritage older than the air brakes themselves.
Our customers return to us again and again.

Years Industry
Established to
Serve Our Customers