TPA Portable Roadways is one of Europe’s largest suppliers of temporary access solutions. Operating from bases in the UK and Germany, TPA provides equipment rental and installation of portable roadways, walkways and stairways, to customers in the transmission, construction, rail and outdoor events markets.
TPA Rapid Rail Access is firmly established in the rail sector as the principle provider of safe, effective, value for money access systems. Providing nationwide hire of specialist temporary access equipment designed, approved and dedicated for use in the rail sector.
TPA Pontoons a market leading provider of modular floating pontoons, water diversion equipment and safety boats for a diverse range of applications across an array of industry sectors throughout the UK & Europe including: Construction, Marine, Events and Military.
TPA provides a complete range of installation, inspection, maintenance and removal services. Products that may require such services include semi-permanent RRAPs, embankment steps, magnetic safety barriers & switch kits. Typically the service provided comprises of:
The Dig to Deck Ramp is designed to be used in conjunction with the UTAS (Universal Track Access System) to ensure safe access to and egress from the track bed (Dig). The system is used primarily in plain line and S&C renewal works. Correct use prevents damage to both plant and the end of the rail.
Lightweight Foam RRAPs are designed to provide a hand-portable, fast deployment temporary RRAP enabling on/off/cross tracking for wheeled RRVs up to a maximum of 15 tonnes per axle. This system is suited for use on flat bottom rail with 650mm sleeper spacing (28 per 60ft rail). Not suitable for use on bull head track.
The Track Access Matting System has been designed to ensure safe access to and egress from the track bed (Dig). The system is used primarily in plain line and S&C renewal works. Correct use prevents damage to both plant and the end of the rail. The system is hand portable (4 person lift) and is very quick to install/remove.
TPAs semi-permanent RRAPs are designed for use on projects where the railway needs to remain open to traffic at all times. Industry leading systems from Strail and Rosehill are available to hire and can be utilised over the majority of the network as fitment is non-sleeper dependent.
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