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Light Rail & Tram

DaviesBaird is the leading supplier of cast manganese steel switches, mates and crossings

Rail Trackwork

Rail Trackwork

DaviesBaird are specialists in manufacturing high quality manganese steel crossing castings for railbound manganese, solid manganese, welded (rail) leg, and other crossing designs. Our castings are supplied straightened, and if required, machined. Read More >>

Light Rail & Tram


DaviesBaird is now the leading supplier of cast manganese steel switches, mates and crossings to the light rail and tramway systems in Australia. Our competitive prices and reputation for quality and reliable delivery has opened up markets for these products overseas. Read More >>


DaviesBaird started as a foundry business in 1883 in the inner Melbourne suburb of Brunswick. Expansion and growth resulted in the establishment of a more up-to-date facility in Coburg in 1968, which has continued to modernise and adapt, providing our present efficient manufacturing facility.

Over the years we have accumulated a vast store of research data and practical experience in manufacturing ferrous castings for high specification engineered applications, in particular for:




DaviesBaird are more than a steel foundry. We are able to offer a number of services, utilising the metallurgical and engineering resources we have available. Read More>>


DaviesBaird is a foundry and engineering company, supplying castings, testing, machining, and assembly that always meets or exceeds customer’s requirements. Read More>>

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