BCP manufactures lightweight structural panels for the rail industry and is experienced in working in partnership with prime contractors on prestigious contracts.

With a unique combination of properties, aluminium honeycomb composites are increasingly becoming the preferred material for interior furnishings and furniture for refurbished and new build rolling stock.

The team have extensive knowledge and experience in assembling, mechanical, electrical and plumbing to group railway standards. Our multi-disciplined team of qualified engineers are experienced in design and manufacture for many markets and offer expertise in:

  • Consultancy
  • Design
  • Simulation
  • Prototyping
  • Full scale production

In order to give our customers the best possible service, we employ a policy of continuous improvement. This has enabled us to be highly competitive in price, quality and innovation across a broad spectrum of engineering requirements.

Lightweight Rail Interiors

BCP offer a range of interior solutions including:

Flooring and doors –
Perfect for new builds or refurbishment, with high strength to weight properties.

Cabin dividers –
Strong yet lightweight and easily replaceable. Panels can be used for decorative purposes and may be painted or glazed as required.

Table tops – Available in custom sizes and shapes
BCP can produce both flat and curved panels for a variety of rail applications.


Galley and Servery Modules

BCP designs and produces modular systems for train carriage interiors. Using cost-effective manufacturing techniques, the company makes laminate panels to provide light weight, strong and highly durable products such as housing atlas style aisle carts and meal containers.



Structural Panels

BCP Rail offers the following core materials for structural panels:

  • Aluminium Honeycomb
  • Polypropylene Honeycomb
  • Pressload

Additional Transport applications include:

  • Commercial vehicle interiors
  • Vehicle flooring
  • Bulkheads
  • Storage solutions
  • Racing car chassis
  • Ramps
  • Tail-lifts

BCP’s impact resistant aluminium composite panels provide uncompromising strength while reducing the added weight of structures, furniture, floors and fittings making them ideal for marine applications. Find out more here.

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