Heavy duty, all welded from preformed steel plate and structural shapes.
Detroit diesel turbocharged engine, model 4-53T, 4 cylinder, 2 cycle.
2.73 to 1 torque multiplication ratio.
Constant mesh spur gearing, 4 speed, electronically controlled forward and reverse for both road and rail operation.
Heavy duty hardened alloy steel spur gears. Oil bath lubrication.
Rail – Air over hydraulic power actuated. 18″ (457.2 mm) diameter disc on all 4 railwheels.
Train Braking – 32 CFM train air braking system.
Roadwheel – Drum and shoe arrangement.
Parking – Mechanical drum and shoe arrangement.
Rack service, 14 ply 9.00×20 tube type tires, heavy duty suspension, hydraulically operated to extend and drive on road or retract for rail operation, electrically controlled.
Through torque converter, transmission, and transfer gear case, to no-spin differential and planetary axle assemblies.
Interlocking lug drive from rail axle drive hubs to tire tread. Automatically disengages while in rail operation.
Hydraulically powered, truck-type linkage and spindles.
Constant pressure system with engine running for maximum traction, braking ability, and to prevent roadwheels setting. Fingertip controls through electric solenoid operated control valve, for all hydraulic function.
Air operated. Eight sanders, two for each railweheel, front and back.
Forward and rear tail/stop lights. Halogen front and rear lights for night operation, either on road or rail. Track mounting light for placing unit on rail at night.
Driver conditioned, totally enclosed, 360 degree visibility. Easily accessible controls. Two electric windshield wipers. Rearview mirror for road operation. Dual controls for rail operation. One door on each end for convenient access. Soundproofing, cab heater and defroster fan. Full instrumentation including engine tachometer.
Blast type air horn, automatic back-up alarm for road operation.
|AAR Clearance Pattern Maint.||Hiway Clearance Maint.|
|Wheelbase||121″ – 3073 mm||59″ – 1499 mm|
|Length (overall)||155″ – 3937 mm||155″ – 3937 mm|
|Width (overall)||114″ – 2896 mm||114″ – 2896 mm|
|Height (overall)||136″ – 3455 mm||144″ – 3558 mm|
Max Speed* (Both Directions):
|Low||2 MPH – 3.2 Km/H||1.1 MPH – 1.8 Km/H|
|2nd Range||3.6 MPH – 5.8 Km/H||2.3 MPH – 3.7 Km/H|
|3nd Range||6.3 MPH – 10.2 Km/H||4 MPH – 6.4 Km/H|
|4th Range||11.3 MPH – 18 Km/H||7.1 MPH – 11.4 Km/H|