WEEDFREE ON TRACK WINS SHOOTING STARS AWARD Date: 07/01/2018

Weedfree On Track are a specialist railway weed control company based in Kirkburton. The company was established in Huddersfield over 50 years ago and has been providing sustainable weed control solutions to the railway networks of Europe through its international branch, since 2001.

The team of Huddersfield based staff work onboard the company’s environmentally friendly spray trains, throughout Europe. Each train is equipped with state of the art technology which can reduce the quantity of chemicals being sprayed by up to 70 percent.

Neil Bangham CEO of Weedfree on Track commented:

‘’Weedfree On Track are delighted to receive the Huddersfield Town’s Shooting Stars Award, in association with Lucas Lee & Partners.

“We are currently the market leader in Europe for environmental railway weed control and our technology is the most advanced available on the railways. This award is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of our staff who are working to ensure we continue to remain at the forefront of the field whilst providing sustainable, practical and cost efficient solutions to the worlds railways.

“As a lifelong supporter of Huddersfield Town it is a real privilege to receive this award’’

Chris Lee Managing Director at Lucas Lee & Partners said:

“It’s fantastic to see a local business doing so well on a national scale, all from a small office within Kirkburton”

“I wish Neil and the team all the best and hope that they can expand the business even further by breaking America”

Jon MacDonald Partnership Executive Huddersfield Town added:

“It’s great to have a well-established local business which has been operating from Huddersfield for over 50 years doing so well”

“I look forward to hearing the success of Weedfree on Track once they have established themselves in America”