Leading UK specialized transport contractor Allelys has added two new Goldhofer MPA 6 semi-trailers to its fleet.
The Allelys group was started in 1959 by Maurice Allely and has been buying Goldhofers for more than 20 years. Commenting on his latest acquisition, David Allely, managing director, said, “We chose the two MPA 6s for our new rail carriers for railway construction projects as their low running height, stability and large steering angle make them ideal for transporting rolling stock for rail construction projects. And thanks to their low deadweight and high load carrying capacity in combination with attractive operating costs, we can also make good use of the two semis as ballast carriers.”
When carrying crane ballast the trailers are designed to offer good manoeuvrability and the ability to cope with rough ground. A further benefit of their design, the manufacturer said, is their low maintenenance MPA independent suspension with one wheel carrier, strut and arm which means fewer components to wear and need repair or maintenenance.
The trailers have 30 tonne rigid goosenecks developed for the UK market and built to Allelys’ specifications for fifth-wheel load, height and swing radius.