NWH puts MAN tippers on railway work
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CONSTRUCTION HAULIER NWH Group has taken delivery of nine MAN TGS 8x4 tippers. They are working on the Dalkeithbased operator's contract with Barn Construction building the Borders railway between Edinburgh and Tweedbank.
The muck-away specification MAN 8x4s have steel outreach bodies, Edbro tipping gear, on-board weighing equipment and rollover easy sheets.
They were acquired on five-year hire purchase packages through MAN Financial Services and join four existing 8x4s running on NWH's construction services fleet.
MD Mark Williams said: "MAN carne to our attention in 2010. We took six tractor units then, and that good experience led us to take on four eight-wheelers for the tipper fleet.
"Good fuel and rugged reliability has meant that another nine have been introduced." • MAN Truck & Bus is
sponsoring the Tip-ex Tipper Haulier of the Year Award, which will be presented to the deserving recipient at the Tip-ex Awards and gala dinner, sponsored by Hardox, on Friday 30 May in Harrogate. If you think you've got what it takes to win, go to tip-ex.co.uk and download an entry form.
Entry to the Tip-ex Tipper Haulier of the Year Award is free and is open to any company running 11 or more vehicles over 32-tonne GVW and operating in the tipping and bulk haulage sector. The closing date for entries is 28 March.The shortlist will be announced on 1 May.