Rail welding and handling
Proven solutions and innovative technologies
VFC is specialized in rail welding and rail handling but we have more in our portfolio. VFC design and supply equipment, solutions and services for the railway industry and specially for the track.
The scope of work of VFC work can be adjusted depending on requirements:
Design and manufacture of equipment such as rail induction welding machine, slow bend test press, vertical and horizontal rail straightening presses, rail web grinder and other rail grinders, rail lifting clamps, rail conveyors and trolleys systems... and distribution or integration of flash-butt welding machine.
Consulting advisory services for concept definition or Assistance to the design of Long Welded Rail (LWR) factories, rail handling, rail storage facilities.
Design and supply of complete LWR production plants and LWR handling facilities.
Standard and custom solutions are available. We also integrate Flash-butt welding machine.
Our proven solutions allow welding service providers to gain in welding quality, labor and maintenance cost and in safety.
Induction rail welding machine
FW120i - Rail welding machine in Railroad truck
The VFC induction rail welder is designed to fit a two-axles truck making our VFC Rail-road rail welding truck very agile to access the..
Mobile vertical rail straightener
MVP120 - Vertical rail bender (Hydraulic bending press)
The mobile vertical press (MVP120) is a patented hydraulic bending press designed for straightening rails, correcting misalignment of..
Portable vertical rail straightener
PVP110 - Vertical rail bender
The portable vertical rail straightening press (PVP110) is designed to bend rails or rail-joints vertically. This rail straightener is..
Portable horizontal rail straightener
PHP50 - Horizontal rail bender
The portable horizontal rail straightening press (PHP50) is designed to bend rails or rail-joints horizontally. This rail straightener..
Flash-butt welding machine
FW120fb - Rail flash-butt welding machine
A rail flash-butt welding machine can be proposed as an alternative to induction if required. Rails: Rail lengths:from 1,2m up to 1000 m..
Slow bend test presses
SBP326 - Rail slow bend test press
Purpose: The SBP326 press (rail weld slow bend test press) are designed to apply a vertical force on a rail coupon in order to test the..
Rail logistic center and LWR production facilities long welded rails
Rail welding plant in USA
LWR rail welding plant using a rail flash-butt welding machine to produce 500m long welded rails (500m LWR) from 18-72m short rails (SR)..
LWR welding plant in Spain
Flash-butt rail welding plant for the production of 288m long welded rails (288m LWR) using 18m-36m short rails (SR) using Rail flash-butt..
Rail inspection plant in United Kingdom
Stationary inspection plant for rails of 18m, 36m and 108m long
LWR production in Australia (QLD)
Fix rail welding plant producing 100m long welded rails (100m LWR) from 27,5m rails (SR) by rail flashbutt welder with rail straightener. ..
Rail welding plant in Australia (Western)
Stationary rail welding plant with flash-butt welding machine for the production of 400m long welded rails (400m LWR) from 25m short rails..
Rail welding train for Saudi Arabia
Rail welding train, to produce 250m long welded rails (250m LWR) from 25m long rails (SR) This solution ease your logisitic costs by..
2022/02 - VFC made a presentation at Ausrail 2022 the 28th 2022 at 14:30 in Sydney.
Sydney 2022 - AUSRAIL VFC engineering has introduced the Induction weld technology and its welding machine.
2022/05 - VFC will be at IAF/VDEI 2022 from May 31th to June 2nd, 2022
Münster 2022 - IAF/VDEI VFC engineering relies on the experience and expertise of its engineers to develop innovative machines that will..
2022/09 - VFC will be at InnoTrans 2022 from Septembre 20th to 23rd 2022, Stand O3/50
Berlin 2022 - INNOTRANS VFC engineering relies on the experience and expertise of its engineers to develop innovative machines that will..
PHP50 - Customer follow-up
2020/01 - Horizontal rail straightening on site
The portable horizontal rail straightening press (PHP50) is designed to bend rails or rail-joints horizontally. This rail straightener is..
SBP326 in Israel
2020/05 - New slow bend test press successfully commissioned
The rail weld slow bend test press SBP326 has been successfully delivered in Israel and commissioned with our Customer. Here below some..
SBP326 in Malaysia
2019/11 - New slow bend test press successfully commissioned
The rail weld slow bend test press has been successfully delivered in Malaysia and commissioned with our Customer. Here below some more..
SNCF - MVP120
2019/06 - SNCF homologation of the Rail straightening press
SNCF homologation of the Rail straightening press. The VFC press MVP120 has been homologated by SNCF. Link to the Rail straightener..
2018/09/18th - VFC was at InnoTrans 2018
Berlin 2018 - INNOTRANS VFC company relies on the experience and expertise of its engineers to develop innovative machines that were..
MVP120 - Customer follow-up
2018/11 - Rail straightener in action
The mobile vertical press (MVP120) is a patented design for straightening rails or rail-joints vertically after flash-butt welding. This..
NT EXPO 2022
2022/03 - VFC was present at the ZUMM stand at NT EXPO 2022 on March 15-18, 2022 Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo 2022 - NT EXPO 2022 VFC engineering has introduced the Induction weld technology and its welding machine.