R-180 Railgear

Wabtec Positive Train Control PTC products R-180 Railgear

G & B Specialties Model R-180 is applicable to vehicles up to 6,000 lbs GVWR. Both rotating and vertical front railgear are available. Railgear locks automatically in both road and rail position. Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant rail wheel to rail contact. No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads. Rail wheel assemblies are bolted to the axles for simple wheel alignment. All four rail wheels provide full track circuit isolation. Included 12VDC electric / hydraulic pump and reservoir with sealed push button controls provides safe and easy access to the rail. Optional in-cab railgear controls are available. Few moving parts result in low maintenance and lubrication costs. Fully installed weight is approximately 240lbs front and 260 lbs rear. Uses light weight 8” diameter cast steel wheels with heavy-duty tapered roller bearings. Rotating rear railgear is standard.