clipping machinery

Thomson Engineering Design are the UK's leading supplier of RRV Fastclip attachments and also produce a range of other equipment for use with Pandrol clips of all types.

fastclip machine

Mk3 Fastclip Machine

The Thomson Mk3 Fastclip machine is the industry standard for RRV fastclip attachments with over 60 in use in the UK alone.

FE Mk2 machine

Pedestrian Controlled FE Mk2 Fastclip Machine

Our new FE Mk2 clipper is available as pedestrian propelled, powered wheels and fully automatic versions. All versions offer one or two rail clipping / de-clipping and sleeper lifting. All can work with Fastclip FC, FD and FE.

E-Clip De-Clipper

E-Clip and PR-Clip Remover

Designed for removing Pandrol clips at up to 2.5km per hour this heavy-duty attachment is ideal for rail renewals, de-stressing and track upgrade work.

E clip attachment

PR401 Clipping Machine Attachment

The Thomson PR401 Clip Attachment makes light work of inserting clips. It is also an extremely efficient machine for removing E-clips of all types.

E-clip tool

E-Clip Tool

A hydraulically assisted hand insertion tool for all E-clip series rail fasteners

bespoke clippers

Bespoke Clipping Machines

Our in-house design and prototyping service allows us to design and build special purpose clipping machines on short lead times.

Combination Clipping Attachment

Fastclip / E-Clip Combination Clipping Attachment

The Thomson Mk3c Combination Clipping Attachment combines the functionaliity of both the Mk3 Fastclip machine and the PR401 Clipping Attachment to give a multi purpose machine also capable of working in DC third rail areas.