Multi-Function Dual Rail Spike Puller
Harsco Rail’s Multi-Function Dual Rail Spike Puller (MSPA1) integrates the latest technology and multiple functions into one machine. It can pull up to eight spikes simultaneously, even when operating on tracks where line spikes and anchor spikes are present. Vision systems, paint recognition, collision avoidance, and tie mapping help automate the machines. Features such as gauge measurement, paint marking, dust suppression, and material reclamation can be added to allow for more versatility.
Speed Swing 445FS
Designed to be versatile for multiple railroad service applications, the Speed Swing 445F offers precise hydraulic engineering and ample power to lay rails, set ties, and perform numerous other tasks. Powered by a 163-horsepower Cummins QSB4.5 Tier 4 diesel engine, the 445F features a Dana T20000 three-speed transmission with twist-grip electric shift control. The machine has a front-load capacity of 10,000 pounds and side-load capacity up to 8,000 pounds. Providing 180-degree boom rotation, the 445F is primarily used to thread out old rail and thread in new rail. An optional magnet package quickly cleans up old plates, spikes, and small pieces of rail. The unit can also tow rail carts, move railcars, and supply air or hydraulics for hand tools.
Metro 4X4 Tamper
Plasser American understands the stringent requirements of high-density transit and commuter lines and builds many machines specifically to meet these needs. One example is the Plasser Metro 4X4 Tamper, a heavy-duty, high-performance switch-and-production tamping machine. It is a multi-function tamping machine and has fully automatic track lifting, lining, and cross-leveling capabilities. The Plasser Metro 4X4 Tamper is designed to fit within the tight clearance envelopes and work the sharp curves and steep grades of all transit systems, as well as being offered in a variety of track gauges.