Rail Forum welcomes new Patron member

Rail Forum Midlands (RFM) is delighted to welcome new Patron member, MTMS.

MTMS is a specialist provider of depot maintenance offering planned preventative maintenance services to the rail and wider transport industry. They deliver the full range of engineering, chemical, consumable, paint and coatings programmes, across the private, public and third-party sectors.

Maintaining over a third of the UK’s Train Maintenance Depots, they conduct 305 quality assurance check points delivering 1608 PPM’s a year, all provided through over 30 years of engineering knowledge. Their capabilities include design and installation of carriage wash machines, CET systems, electrical, fuel and lubricating systems. Supported by control systems, software design and upgrades, integrated facilities management and remote monitoring.

On Tuesday 13 October 2020 MTMS were proud to sign the Armed Forces Covenant and are now thrilled to have been accepted as a Bronze member for the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. They currently employ 3 ex-forces personnel and plan to be more involved with the scheme in the future.

MTMS is led by Managing Director, Malcolm Prentice MBA, FIoD. Malcolm has over 25 years rail network experience, combining rolling stock, depots and fleets, and over 45 years within major supporting industries.

Elaine Clark, CEO of RFM said “We have known Malcolm for many years and know that he has a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. We look forward to working with Malcolm and the MTMS team to help them achieve their business objectives and represent them at key industry events and with key stakeholders.

Matt Forst, Operations Director at MTMS added “We are really pleased to become Patron members of the Rail Forum and look forward to working alongside Elaine and the team as we continue to offer our services across the rail industry“


For further information contact

Elaine Clark     elaineclark@midlandsrail.co.uk      

About Rail Forum Midlands (RFM)

Rail Forum Midlands (RFM) is the only regionally focussed rail trade organisation in the UK. Supporting the nationally and internationally important rail supply chain cluster across the Midlands RFM has over 220 members providing products and services across all aspects of the industry. RFM actively supports the national rail agenda and strategy, encouraging collaboration, promoting members’ capabilities, leading a number of regional skills initiatives and supporting innovation and export priorities. RFM is owned and governed by its members with a Board drawn from member companies.   www.midlandsrail.co.uk


About MTMS

MTMS is the maintenance company of choice for the rail and transport industry.

We are a specialist provider of depot maintenance. Delivering a platform of excellence which encompasses the full gamut of engineering, chemical, consumable, paint and coatings programmes; across the private, public and third party sectors.

With over 30 years of engineering experience, providing total solution packages for design, build, inspection, repair and maintenance. Our capabilities range from Carriage Wash and Electrical design and Installation through to Fuel and Oil testing, making MTMS your ‘One stop shop’. With a truly market leading UK wide 24/7 service, you can be assured you’re in safe hands.

We’re a business that understands. We understand what it takes to provide the best service. We understand the importance of investing in the best people; and we understand our clients and their needs.

Our vision is to provide solutions that drive excellence, inspired by innovation.

For more information about MTMS, please visit www.mtms.co.uk


Lee Hampton

Head of Marketing & Systems



M: +44 7514 640212

T: +44 800 644 7200


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