The standard of ballast cleaning

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Machine group Ballast bed cleaning
Year of manufacture 1998
Track gauge 1 435mm**)
CE - Conformity EU
Length over buffer beam 31 800mm
Width 3 130mm
Height over top of rail 4 490mm
Distance between bogie pivots 23 000mm
Weight 98t
Engine output 696kW
Max. travelling speed, self-propelled 80km/h*)
Max. travelling speed, towed 100km/h*)

*) Subject to compliance with regulations on use including operation, maintenance, transport, and the relevant approval requirements.

**) Please contact us for any upgrades and retrofits (including other track gauges) as well as optional services.

Subject to technical changes and prior sale.

Track and turnout cleaning in top quality on all continents

Fully hydraulically powered machine with: 

  • guided excavating chain with hydraulic lock for the cutter bar
  • vibration screen
  • ballast distributor unit
  • clean belts and plough scraper
  • lifting and slewing unit
  • hydrostatic drive unit on both bogies
  • hydraulic pumps protected from overload by pressure relief valve
  • two air-cooled diesel engines
  • complete sound insulation of the engine compartments
  • closed, sound insulated front and rear cabins with intercom between the two cabins
  • one driver´s brake valve per driver´s cabin
  • electrical cabin fans and cabin heating on all cabins
  • air conditioning unit in the working cabin

Optional Equipment:

  • Measuring system and digital display of excavating depth and cross fall of the cutter bar
  • electronical two- and four-channel recorder
  • automatic control of excavating depth and cross fall of the cutter bar
  • air conditioning unit