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Rail Shop Equipment

All Macton rail shop equipment is designed and built to provide long-term reliable service for its customers in the passenger rail system and freight railroad industries. It is also designed so that vehicle repairs can be performed in an efficient manner to allow these rail vehicles to be put quickly back into service, while at the same time providing a safe work environment for maintenance shop personnel. This equipment consists of a wide range of products, which allow rail shop personnel to lift, turn, rotate and otherwise move rail vehicles and truck assemblies for inspection and maintenance purposes. Macton’s engineers are available to assist project consultants and rail system personnel in designing the special equipment and facilities needed in these rail system maintenance shops, from the early stages of each project up through the actual installation of the equipment.

Car Hoist Systems

Car Hoist Systems

A wide selection of synchronized mechanical screw lift components, gear ratios, controls and power options.
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Portable Car Hoist Systems

Portable Electric Jacks

Maximum floor space flexibility, transforming any location into a potential maintenance or repair area.
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Truck Hoists

Truck Hoists

Truck repair hoists provide the most efficient and convenient way to maintain or repair rail trucks.
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Truck Rotators

Truck Rotators

When a truck assembly is placed in a truck rotator, it can be turned on its central axis to facilitate maintenance, repair and inspection.
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Wheel Truck Turntables

Wheel Truck Turntables

The Macton turntable design employs a large center bearing that allows for smooth and easy rotation.
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Locomotive/Railway Turntables

Locomotive/Railway Turntables

A worldwide designer and manufacturer of turntables for freight railroads and transit systems.
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Jacking Carriages

Jacking Carriages

Jacking carriages lift the truck enough for the wheels to clear the rails for easy visual or audio drive train checks, as well as standard maintenance.
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Drop Tables

Drop Tables

Macton drop table systems are well-known for their performance and reliability.
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Locomotive Wheel Shim Tables

Locomotive Wheel Shim Tables

The key to high efficiency in locomotive service is to limit the movement of the locomotives within the maintenance shop.
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Split Rail Trolley Systems

Split Rail Trolley Systems

The Macton split rail trolley system provides a safe and easy method for single wheel set change-out.
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Locomotive Sanding Systems

Locomotive Sanding Systems

Macton’s sanding systems are engineered to meet each customer’s specific preferences and site requirements.
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Portable Sanding Trailer

Portable Sanding Trailer

Macton's portable sanding trailer provides convenience and flexibility when adding sand to a locomotive away from the service station.
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Nose Service Platform

Nose Service Platform

The Macton Nose Service Platform is a self-propelled roof access platform that is designed to aid in the repair and maintenance of rail transit vehicles.
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Accessories and Custom Solutions

Accessories and Custom Solutions

Complete selection of accessory equipment, including bolster repair fixtures, split rail trolleys and more.
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