Rail heating devices

Burner equipment
Burner equipment
© Robel Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH

In the course of<link lexikon gleisbau-und-instandhaltung maschineller-gleisbau schweisstechnologie neutralisation> welding work to produce a continuously welded track, the rail can be warmed up to the neutral temperature for the final weld. The device for doing this is pushed along manually and fired by propane gas. Rail warming can be used as an alternative to<link lexikon gleisbau-und-instandhaltung werkzeuge-und-kleinmaschinen schienenziehgeraete> pulling the rails.

Rail warming device
Rail warming device
© Robel Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH
Rail warming train
Rail warming train
© Werner Schachner