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535 West 3rd Street
P.O. Box 305
Berwick, PA 18603
Tel. 570-752-5901
Fax 570-752-6397

 

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Railgear

CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

Rafna's high-quality railgear is a rugged product which is easy to operate and will transfer your vehicle from road to rail quickly and easily. It has been designed for safe rail operation and a long service life with minimum maintenance.

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STANDARD FEATURES

  • proven "Cushion-Ride" suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress and constant wheel/rail contact
  • no adjustments necessary for varying loads
  • rail wheel assemblies bolted to axles providing simple wheel alignment and adjustment
  • full track circuit insulation - all four wheels
  • 12 VDC hydraulic pump and reservoir complete with weather-tite toggle switch control
  • few moving parts result in low maintenance and lubrication costs
  • hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail

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LIGHT PICK-UP TRUCKS & UTILITY VEHICLES

  • model R-150 shown, for installation on vehicles up to 6,500 Ibs GVWR
  • combined front and rear weight of 550 Ibs
  • 8" light weight cast steel wheels with heavy-duty tapered roller bearings
  • front unit is available in either rotating or vertical models
  • rotating rear units are standard
  • automatic locking of the railgear in both the highway and rail position
  • hydraulic check valves on front vertical units for safety in the rail travel position

3/4 AND 1 TON PICKUP TRUCKS

  • popular model R-250HD shown, for installation on vehicles up to 12,500 Ibs GVWR
  • combined front and rear installed weight of 630 Ibs
  • 10" cast steel wheels with heavy-duty tapered roller bearings
  • front unit is available in either rotating or vertical models
  • rotating rear units are standard
  • automatic locking of the railgear in both the highway and rail position
  • hydraulic check valves on front vertical units for safety in the rail travel position
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MEDIUM-DUTY VEHICLES

  • model R-450DD shown, for installation on vehicles up to 19,000 Ib GVWR
  • combined front and rear installed weight of 970 Ibs
  • 10" cast steel wheels with heavy-duty tapered roller bearings, rear. 12" cast wheels, front
  • floating rear axle allows the vehicle's rear tires to raise above the rail 2" or more independently, while ensuring positive rail/wheel contact
  • rotating rear units are standard
  • automatic locking of the railgear in both the highway and rail position
  • hydraulic check valves on front and rear units for safety in the rail travel position
  • front unit supports front truck tires when on rail
  • braking achieved through contact between drum and front truck tire
  • load of front axle supported mainly at front axle


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