Our services for the rail industry include the manufacture of custom made products/features for train interiors and exteriors.

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We are placed at the forefront of the war against this malaise, with our custom made products benefiting substantially from our links with leading suppliers.

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Dartford Composites Ltd were successfully nominated as a finalist of the 2017 “Made in Bexley” award. This was seen as a great reflection of all the drive and determination of the entire Dartford Composites team.

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Recent projects

Croydon Tram Refresh

Dartford Composites Ltd were contracted to carry out all the prep work and spray painting using three colours to the interiors of the fleet of 24 croydon trams. Whilst a team worked on site a further team prepared and spray …

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C2C Replacement Seat Shells

DCL worked with the customer to create a replacement seat shell that maintained the required fire rating, was more cost effective and had a longer expected life. Using an innovative silicone mould vacuum system enabled the seats to have the …

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Virgin East Coast Project 21

DCL were approached to be involved in the Project 21 refreshment of the East Coast Mainline fleet. Working with the customer we created a new design sink unit that ensured a light, modern and spacious feel to the toilet area. …

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24 Hr PFC Maritime Boat Repair

A ship arrived at Immingham docks and proceeds to offload one of its life boats after completing normal port duties. DCL had suitable transport on the quayside to carry a 6.5 metre lifeboat to our factory in Erith. The transport arrives …

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Russian Orthodox Cathedral

Dartford Composites Ltd was commissioned to manufacture the Dome that sits on top of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral adjacent to the A4. We modeled and manufactured the dome in segments, to reduce the tooling costs, and then joined the sections …

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JAL Refurbishment

Dartford Composites Ltd responded in less than 12 hours to take over the refurbishment of the early aircraft sets for JAL after their previous supplier to BE Aerospace was unable to perform as required. We responded with teams in England …

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Trueform Street Furniture

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SLD Generator Respray

We have an arrangement with a local generator hire company (SLD pumps and power) that when returned from long-term hire they service the mechanical parts and then they are put into Dartford Composites facility for a complete exterior refresh. This …

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Eurotunnel Door Refurbishment

DCL successfully tendered for a refurbishment program on the Eurotunnel Breda Vehicles.  We won the tender on both cost and the innovative way we approached the issue of corrosion protection.  The aluminum exterior door skins are replaced by a class …

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