Heritage rail

William Cook is a major supporter of steam locomotive new-build projects including Peppercorn A1 Pacific class ‘Tornado’, B17 class ‘Spirit of Sandringham’ and P2 class ‘Prince of Wales’.

Steel castings supplied include driving wheels, horn blocks, frame stays, cylinders, blast pipes and superheater headers. 

William Cook Rail’s bogie and coupler overhaul workshops are also experienced in the refurbishment of heritage rail components such as ‘Commonwealth’ bogies from the 1950s.