History

voestalpine VAE UK have a long history of supply to Network Rail (formerly British Rail). Since 1905 the Baileyfield S & C Works based in Edinburgh has been a manufacturer of switches and crossings products for London North East Railways and to all the British Railway Board network. As a key supplier to the railways and with the need to meet demands for new switch and crossings, a new factory was built in 1980 with the latest machinery installed. As a result of the British Rail Privatisation Program, Baileyfield Works was sold to the voestalpine VAE Group in July 1995.

The voestalpine VAE Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of turnouts, turnout systems and components, and of electronic safety and monitoring equipment for railways.

VAE Baileyfield now voestalpine VAE UK Ltd. as the UK division, along with many other subsidiaries in Europe, North America, Australia and South Africa, helps to ensure the successful marketing of the technologies developed at the Group's headquarters in Zeltweg, Austria.

voestalpine VAE UK are a quality approved supplier of S & C products to Lloyds approval BS EN ISO 9002:1994 and coupled with support for the voestalpine VAE Group are well placed to supply future S & C needs in an ever changing market. This includes activities from the design phase through manufacture to final inspection ready for delivery and installation.