• The overhead contact line or a battery provide power for emission-free driving and working (C/B)
    Emission-free driving and working thanks to energy supplied by a battery as well as a diesel-electric power pack as an additional energy source (B/I)
  • High speeds to reach the worksite quickly in self-propelled and in towing mode
  • Railway crane with high lifting moment and freely swivelling elevating work platform for work on the overhead contact line
  • Positioner for contact wires and carrying cables for securely positioning the overhead contact line during assembly work
  • Crew cab with kitchenette and sanitary facilities as well as a workshop for working in a safe environment directly on-site
  • The machine comfortably fits up to eight people – also in running mode
  • Integrated ETCS in combination with the national train protection system
  • Possible to attach different snow removal equipment

Technical data

Series: Plasser CatenaryCrafter 12.5 E³ (Type 2)

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Plasser CatenaryCrafter 12.5 E³ (Type 2, Sample configuration)

Machines in the Plasser CatenaryCrafter series are specialists for overhead contact line installation and maintenance as well as inspections and interventions.

Plasser CatenaryCrafter 12.5 E³ (Type 2, Sample configuration): flexible working with freely slewing elevating work platform and railway crane

Plasser & Theurer’s E³ drive concept significantly reduces diesel consumption and makes climate-neutral operation possible.

ModularCustomizing: individual modules can be configured according to customer needs.

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Plasser CatenaryCrafter 12.5 E³ (Type 2, Sample configuration)


Enjoy the benefits of standardization with ModularCustomizing

We manufacture machines in our ModularCustomizing category based on a platform strategy. This makes maintenance, spare parts management, training, and approvals more efficient while tailoring them to your needs. More than 300 machine versions from the modular design kit. Thousands of configuration options.

Economic – Ecologic – Ergonomic

The latest track maintenance machines use both the electrical energy from the contact wire and batteries to power the working drive. Our new E³ drive technologies reduce local emissions - of both pollutants and noise – to a minimum on the work site. Introduced in 2015, Plasser & Theurer’s machines stand for: Economic – Ecologic – Ergonomic.

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