Rail and metro maintenance equipment

R.P.M. Tech manufactures a line of track units and utility vehicles for rail, light rail and metro. These specialized vehicles are used for snow clearing, cleaning, rail repairs and general maintenance.

AF1 Cold air blower mounted on hi-rails

AF1 Cold air blower mounted on hi-rails

This unique vehicle is offered in two versions: one on rails for railways and one on wheels for airports runways. The AF1 blast away the toughest snow and ice with its 850 km/h (525 mph) air nozzle. The carrier vehicle is powered by a 257 kW (345 hp) engine and can reach speeds of 0-90 km/h (0-56 mph). The blower is powered by a 328 kW (440 hp) turbocharged Diesel engine and the air flow is created by a two stage centrifugal fan. The air nozzle is hydraulically controlled. FMVSS & CMVSS compliant.

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RSRS - Rapid Snow Removal System

RSRS ("Rapid Snow Removal System")

This powerful rapid snow removal vehicle consists of a fan type blower, hydrostatically operated front mounted broom, and side brooms for rail and third rail clean up. Powered by a 280 kW (375 hp) Diesel engine, the blower has a snow clearing capacity of up to 3,000 tons per hour and can cast snow left or right to a distance of up to 38 m (125 ft). The maximum discharge angle through the drum is 30° to the left and a flat discharge to the right. The self‑contained unit can be operated from inside the cab carrier vehicle via a plug-in remote controlled panel. The snow sweeper is hydrostatically driven by a heavy‑duty hydraulic motor with cab mounted rotary speed control. Its lifting height is fully adjustable for maximum utilization and versatility. A self-propelled unit is also available.

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RSRS-SP

RSRS-SP self-propelled version

The self-propelled version of the RSRS comes with a hydrostatic drive and is also equipped with a powerful 280 kW (375 hp) fan type snow blower and hydrostatically operated broom with a width of 221 cm (87 in) and forward as well as reverse variable speeds. This version can clear up to 3,000 tons of snow per hour, cast snow up to 38 m (125 ft) and offers a flat discharge to the right.

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LM220 snow blower mounted on a ballast regulator

LM220 snow blower mounted on a ballast regulator

Many of our snow blower models (opposite a LM220 model) are mountable on a ballast regulator to remove snow from the tracks. Quick attaches are custom-made and manufactured to fit perfectly to existing equipment.

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RPM217 snow blower mounted on a Pettibone loader

RPM217 snow blower mounted on a Pettibone loader

The RPM217 snow blower can be mounted on a Pettibone loader to remove snow in rail yards. This powerful model is capable of handling all types of snow including wet and heavy snow and crushes hard packed frozen snow. Only a few minutes are required to mount the snow blower on your existing equipment using a custom-made quick female coupler, designed to fit perfectly.

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Cameleon unit on tracks with hi-rail

Rail cleaning system

The rail cleaning system for Cameleon is to be used for rail maintenance tasks such as removal of ice and sand located inside the flanges of the tracks, snow and debris cleaning around switches and rails, sweeping of snow, final cleaning after de-icing and ice removal operations, and other cleaning tasks.

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MSV Metro rail maintenance vehicle

MSV - Metro and light rail maintenance service vehicle

The MSV is a powerful 4 wheel-drive service vehicle designed for maintenance work in metro and light rail systems. While power is transmitted to the pneumatic tires, rail wheels automatically adjust to guide the vehicle on track. This self-propelled vehicle can transport up to four seated persons and can be operated in two different modes: hydrostatic drive ramp speed of 0-1 km/h (0,6 mph) and mechanical drive high speed of 0-40 km/h (25 mph) in both directions. The slow speed mode is primarily used for tunnel cleaning operation, while high speed mode permits rapid transportation to job site for maintenance crew. The exhaust system is equipped with a catalytic gas purifier that reduces emissions. Above all, the MSV has a remarkable hauling capacity of up to 91,000 kg (200,600 lb) and can be used to haul lorries with equipment and supplies or to tow metro vehicles.

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MPM Metro rail maintenance vehicle

MPM - Service vehicle for transportation of personnel

The MPM is another service vehicle for subways used primarily to move personnel. It runs on a hydrostatic transmission giving it a smoother ride and increased maneuverability. It can travel up to 40 km/h (25 mph) and offers more PTO for tools. Equipped with the same catalytic gas purifier to reduce emissions, it can also be used to haul lorries with equipment and supplies. The MPM has room for four (4) seated passengers.

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MVV Metro rail maintenance vehicle

MVV - Self-propelled multifunctional vacuum system

This high performance vehicle is a rail mounted industrial type self-propelled multifunctional vacuum system. It can operate at working speed of 8 km/h (5 mph) and can travel up to 40 km/h (25 mph). The rail wheels of 405 mm (16 in) are mounted on conical bearing and operate pneumatically for constant force. The MVV comes equipped with a vacuum, a dust suppression system and a highly efficient suction nozzle controlled by a joystick. Options include other nozzles and a video camera vision system.

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