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For more than 65 years, Trackmobile has been the leader in the global railcar mover industry. Driven by our dedication to our ISO 9001 standards of continual improvement, Trackmobile’s success stems from our innovative technology. Trackmobile cultivates an environment of continual innovation to stay ahead of the curve as the market changes and grows. New technology helps not only by solving the problems of our customers, but also by consistently improving upon pre-existing solutions. Trackmobile is dedicated to working to innovate and utilize new technology to create the highest quality products that are safe, easy to use, and improve your business.

Trackmobiles come equipped with a long list of standard features, along with an ever-growing list of optional enhancements. Features such as on board train air, built in diagnostics, joystick controls, and our Safe-T-Vue™ 360 degree camera system all work to make the experience of using a Trackmobile safe, easy, and comfortable. Additional options such as our Remote Control System, MAX-Trac traction control, and MAX-Tran automatic weight transfer system all work to further enhance the safety and reliability of your machine. These features and options are only a few examples of our many innovations. Trackmobile is continually working toward designing a better machine and a better experience for you, our customers.

Other Innovations

Remote Telematics Monitoring

  • Provides helpful resources, e-mails, or text alerts if urgent maintenance or operational conditions occur
  • Provides accurate and timely information on
    • machine utilization
    • equipment health
    • impact detection, and other valuable date
  • Assists with proactive maintenance, service cost reduction, remote inspection, security, and more

Ergonomically Enhanced Operator’s Cab

  • 360 degree visibility for added safety and security
  • Size optimized for heating and cooling efficiency
  • 180 degree swivel air ride seat offers visibility in either direction of travel without strain
  • Operator controls conveniently located on seat armrests

Left and Right Armrest Controls

  • Left:
    • Coupler controls allow 4-way coupler movement
    • Train Air Brake Controls allow easy use of the railcar’s default braking system
  • Right:
    • Joystick Control offers effortless fingertip control of throttle, Trackmobile brakes, transmission, horn, sanders, and coupler release

MAX-Tran

  • Detects the maximum amount of weight that can be transferred from the coupled railcar(s) to produce the greatest attainable tractive effort
  • Automatically calculates proper lift during weight transfer
  • Promotes operator confidence and security

MAX-Trac

  • Traction control and anti-lock braking system that extends wheel life and improves both performance and safety
  • Automatically releases sand as needed
  • Extends wheel life

Ad-Trac

  • Includes MAX-Trac and MAX-Tran options
  • Adds up to 15% more tractive effort
  • Automatically detects and activates when additional tractive effort is needed

Train Air Charge Indicator

  • Monitors and displays the brake pipe air flow when charging the railcars
  • Real-time feedback on train air system operating status
  • Positively indicates when railcars are fully charged and safe to move

On Board Diagnostic System

  • Industry first easy-to-read, full color, LED diagnostic display screen
  • Provides vital operating information, detailed diagnostic readings, engine and transmission messaging and codes

Train Air Brake Hold

  • Starts/stops train air flow at any point in the braking process
  • Allows for more precise Train Air Brake reductions between detents

Ingersoll-Rand 100 CFM Rotary screw-type Airend Compressor

  • High air output charges multiple railcars as fast as their demand valves will allow and maintains flow to multiple railcars to make up brake applications and leaks
  • Industrial grade airend design built for 100% duty cycle, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year at a maximum rpm
  • Service rated at more than 30,000 hours
  • Longer component life and lower operating temperatures than reciprocating piston compressors
  • Compact size yet maintains high output

In-Cab Train Air Source Control

  • One less “Red Zone” responsibility for groundman and crew
  • Protects compressor life
  • Improves operator efficiency by reducing time outside of cab

Hydraulic Lock Out

  • A first-in-industry safety feature that disables hydraulics (except steering and service brakes) until operator unlocks system
  • Prevents unexpected operation of movement of hydraulic functions

Counter Balance Checks and Locking Valves

  • In the event of a hose failure while elevated onto road tires, check valves are present to prevent unplanned lowering of the Trackmobile
  • Assists in reducing the railing of the machine to the operation of a single Roadwheels Up/Down Switch

Industry Leading Coupler Beam Width

  • Widest in industry, with widths up to 35″
  • Allows for a more stress-free handling of curves
  • Lessens the wear and tear on not only equipment but the rail infrastructure itself, i.e. railwheel flange and rail head wear

Titan Pivoting Mainframe

  • Maintains 4-point rail contact
  • Allows for rigid mount axles that provide extended life of the axle housing
  • Rapid and positive mechanical response to uneven track
  • Instantly equalizes Titan plus transferred weight among the 4 wheels

Titan Body Frame Air Suspension System

  • Cost-effective, durable shock resistant foundation for the Body Frame, Cab, and major components
  • Improves ride quality and operator comfort

Ring-Style Railwheels

  • Less railwheel mass to replace yields a lower cost of ownership
  • Provides easy access for quick and efficient removal and replacement

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