Machines for changing sleepers
Hydraulic Gantry Crane Pair PTH 350:
For the self-loading of sleepers on flat wagons and for transport away from site.
Lifting capacity per crane: 9 Mp.
Sleeper exchange train:
To exchange wooden and concrete sleepers in the track with drive unit and removal device. Moreover, with horizontally rotatable sleeper gripping clamps. Capacity about 40 sleepers per hour.
Sleeper positioner and rail expanding machine PRD 9:
For lining up sleepers in the sideways direction and spacing them apart as well as for spreading them out and moving rails closer together.
You can find suitable specialist literature to the topic here:
Handbook Railway vehicles
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