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Machines for railway turnout manufacturing

Radio controlled vehicle for positioning concrete sleepers

The task of the vehicle is to set sleepers into their exact position on the assembly stand during the assembly of railway turnouts. The operation is radio remote controlled.

Technical data:
• kinetic speed: 1000 mm/s - 65 mm/s
• load capacity: 3000 kg
• the whole car is hydraulically driven
• positioning of the sleepers: longitudinally, transversely and at angles


25 ton vehicle for moving ready-assembled railway turnouts

The vehicle is used to move ready-assembled railway turnouts. It is radio controlled and hydraulically driven. Several carriages can be connected to the vehicle if needed. Technical data:
• length (1+2 carriages): 17 m
• length (1+2+3 carriages): 30 m
• load capacity: 25 tons/carriage
• speed: 1,8 km/hour

Equipment for transporting turnouts on railway or road vehicle platform

The equipment has been developed to transport entire turnouts.

It is operated by a diesel generator provided by us.

There is no need for any other source of power.

The equipment can be mounted onto the platform of a flat freight wagon or of a flatbed truck.


• Maximum turnout mass: 25 tons

• Dimensions of the supporting surface: according to client’s specification


10 ton flat vehicle for transporting rails

The vehicle is used to transport material inside and outside the workshop building.


Technical data:

• load capacity: 100 kN

• hydraulic drive

• operation by manual switch

• battery power supply

• manual or radio remote control

• speed: 3 km/h

20 ton flat vehicle for transporting rails

The vehicle is used to transport material inside and outside the workshop building.


Technical data:
• load capacity: 200 kN
• radio remote control
• hydraulic drive
• battery operation


Rail positioning vehicle

Technical data:
• 13 m long, hydraulically driven vehicle
• auxiliary equipment to the radial drilling machine
• hydraulic rail fixation


System for rail handling and storage

This rail transporting and storing platform/vehicle is provided with wheels so it can be moved by a forklift to the required place. By means of an automatic connection device the forklift can easily be connected to the transporting and storing platform. 

Technical data:
• length of the cars: 7-18 m
• load capacity: 100-150 kN
• necessary lifting force of the forklift: 5 tons


Transverse conveyor for feeding rails for processing

Open air transverse conveyor that transfers the rails laterally one by one onto a roller conveyor system that transports the rails into the workshop building.

• operation in both directions
• change of direction by pneumatic cylinder


Roller conveyor with variable frequency drive

A system of roller conveyors to perform handling tasks for the 400 ton rail bending machine. The lateral roller conveyor is used to store the rails and move them laterally. The driven rollers are controlled by frequency inverter.


Roller conveyor with variable frequency drive

Driven roller conveyor to the welding machine and the noise reduction cabin.

The variable frequency drive allows to set the correct speed and the right acceleration and deceleration phases.


Roller conveyor with variable frequency drive

Roller conveyor system with variable speed controlled by frequency inverters.
By means of the frequency inverters it is possible to set the accelerating phase at start and the decelerating phase at stop in order to ensure the required moving speed of the rail. 


Roller conveyor with variable frequency drive for rails laid onto their side

The rail laid onto its side can be conveyed by the roller conveyor to the drilling machine. Due to the hydraulic setting possibility of the supporting roller the conveyor can be used for all rail types.


Roller conveyor with variable frequency drive for rails turned onto their head

The roller conveyor moves the rails turned onto their head to the processing machine. By accurate setting of the lateral guide rollers each rail type can be guided exactly and symmetrically. The elements of the equipment can be lifted out and put back to their place by crane.


Car for positioning a sawing machine

The positioning car allows the sawing machine to cut the rail at both ends at the same time.
• Equipment weight: 815 kg
• Moving speed: 0,8 m/s
• Setting speed: 10 mm/s

Rail foot drilling machine

Performance of the drilling machine: 20 kW.
The automatically positioning pressing heads approach and fix the rail foot from all directions, assuring the fix position of the rail during the drilling process.
There is one drilling tool in the machine fixed in a ISO 50 cone.

Hydraulic milling machine with 180° indexing

The indexing machine can invert the work piece in 180° upon a sign coming from the NC control, thus it allows symmetric processing in both sides.

Equipment for clamping long rails for machining

This equipment is used for clamping rails during different cutting processes. The equipment can clamp one or two rails at the same time. It can be installed on the table of a planer or a milling machine.

Horizontal clamping force: 15 kN/pce

Vertical clamping force: 25,4 kN/pce


Two-spindle drilling machine for steel floor plates

This is a high-performance equipment for drilling four holes into steel floor plates with minimal lubrication. 

Main spindle performance: 2x10 kW

Cutting speed: 140 m/min

Feed: 0,12 mm/rotation

Cycle time: 1,5 minutes 

4000 kN plate shear

The machine is made for cutting to size steel floor plates used in railway construction.

Setting by laser.

Maximum cutting thickness for St 37 steel: 35x500 mm.

Sound-proof grinding cabin with air filtering equipment

Sound-proof grinding cabin equipped with filtering and exhausting system for rail processing. The cabin is provided with an exhausting equipment returning fresh air into the work space through a filtering system. The quality of the filtered air is continuously checked.

Noise reduction cabin with exhausting and filtering system

Technical parameters:
• Noise reduction cabin made of silent plates
• The cabin top can be shifted and moved by crane
• Equipped with high-performance exhausting system
• Completed with intensive filtering technique


Two-directional rail straightening press

The press can straighten rails in two directions. Due to the variable supports (2+2) the press can bend both in + and in – directions without the necessity of turning the rail.

Horizontal bending force: 2x1200 kN

Vertical bending force : 2x2800 kN

Drilling and sawing CNC machining centre for long rails

The basic machine is a Burkhardt-Weber NC machining centre transformed specifically to this task. Maximum rail length: 32 m.

• automatic zero point setting by laser
• hydraulic rail clamping, 3x15 kN
• 4 drilling heads with diverse diameters with ISO 50 cone
• sawing machine connected to the NC control
• rail length: 2,5 m – 32 m
• positioning accuracy: +/-0,5mm / 20m

Three-directional 3x350 ton straightening press for crossings

The press is used to straighten manganese steel railway crossings. It is capable to apply a compressive force of 3500 kN in three directions. The table is fixed to the floor, the gantry moves above the table. The compressive force is hydraulically controlled by directional valves.
Table dimensions: 8000x1240 mm
Weight: 35 tons
Compressive force: 3 x 3500 kN
Speed of the gantry: 12 m/min – 25 mm/s

Thee-directional 3x400 ton straightening press for crossings

This press is used to straighten railway turnout parts and manganese steel castings. It is capable to apply compressive force in three directions.
The compressive force is hydraulically controlled by proportional directional valves.
Table dimensions: 8000x1240 mm
Weight: 41 tons
Compressive force: 3 x 4000 kN
Speed of the gantry: 12 m/min – 25 mm/s


Mobile rail straightening press

Mobile rail straightening press

The machine can be moved onto the work piece by crane. It can also repair eventual geometrical failures of ready-assembled turnouts by exact bending both horizontally and vertically.

Technical data:
• hydraulic operation
• compressive power: 1200 kN
• controlled by proportional technique, continuously controlled bending power

350 ton rail straightening press

Rail straightening press with roller conveyor system designed according to the requirements of the client and the experiences gained by us.

Horizontal straightening force: 350 tons.

Rail twisting machine

The equipment eliminates the torsion defects of the rail. With this equipment it is easy to carry out torsion straightening of UIC60 rails too. The twisting force is ensured by 2 hydraulic cylinders. The machine has to be installed in a special concrete foundation.

Rail twisting machine

This torsion straightening machine can eliminate torsion defects of rails. The 250 kN torsional moment is ensured by 2 hydraulic cylinders. The whole weight of the machine is 6000 kg, and as it has crane eyes in its exact centre of gravity it can be moved easily to any work place by crane.

Press transformation

Transformation of a 3500 kN rail straightening press without its disassembly. A 3,5-fold increase has been achieved in the quick approaching speed of the press by adding a special hydraulic system and without changing the hydraulic power supply unit.

Hydraulic weld deburring machine

The machine can remove the hot welding burr from the rail within 30 seconds after the end of the welding process.

Operation sequence:
• rail clamping
• tool closing (tool made of Böhler special steel)
• weld deburring

Technical data:

• machine weight: 4250 kg
• hold down force: 1800 kN
• shearing force: max. 750 kN


Hydraulic weld deburring machine for crossings

The machine can remove the hot welding burr from the rail within 30 seconds after the end of the welding process. Due to its special design it can work in narrow places too, so it is suitable for deburring manganese steel crossings too.

Operation sequence:
• movement into position over the rail
• positioning to the rail and to the burr
• automatic tool locking for deburring
• deburring

The machine is under further development. It will be able to automatically change tools for different rail types.


Demagnetizing car

The task of the machine is to demagnetize welded rails or manganese steel crossings on the spot after the welding.
The machine is capable to demagnetize the work piece put onto the machine and surrounded by coil in its full length or in local impulse mode. Before the demagnetizing head reaches a rail support the support descends in order to let the demagnetizing head pass by and after the passing-by it ascends to its supporting position.

Supporting and clamping car to the rail welding equipment

It is used to the rail welding equipment for clamping and positioning the rails. After the welding process it keeps the work piece clamped till the end of the ulterior machining process.

Technical data:
• net weight of the machine: 1,3 tons
• clamping power: 2x 30 kN
• speed: 3 km/h

Heat treating furnace with process control

The furnace is used for stress release of nickel transitions welded on the rail ends.
A printed record is made on the heat treating process.

Measurement and assembly table

For the exact assembly and measurement of switch devices


Caliper to measure the distance between railheads

Instrument for the exact measurement of units assembled on the measuring table.