Railroad Material Handling & Maintenance Solutions
Herzog’s material handling capabilities lead the railroad industry. Our innovative, versatile equipment increases productivity and safety for right-of-way maintenance from tie distribution to Positive Train Control foundation installation.
We are able to minimize the time crews spend on track by transporting, loading, and unloading high volumes of various materials in single units to multiple worksites.
Short line railroads
PTC infrastructure installation
OTM material distribution
OTM material retrieval
Snow removal for rail tracks
Complete material handling services & equipment
Herzog’s range of material handling services can help railroad clients complete the most routine or unexpected tasks. We are the rail industry’s go-to source for the most experienced operators, latest material handling equipment, and 24/7 availability.
Using our specialized equipment, Herzog can tackle any size or type of rail placement, removal, or transport with our rail distribution and pick-up equipment.
Tie distribution & pick up equipment
With GPS technology we provide precise tie placement to optimize tie-gang production. Our equipment also picks up and relocates scrap ties for disposal or reuse.
Our ditch profiling and excavation capabilities ensure proper drainage along the right-of-way to help maintain the structural integrity of the track.
PTC infrastructure installation equipment
Herzog transports and installs PTC foundations, towers, and bungalow pads for subsequent hookup and configuration. We also haul away decommissioned infrastructure for disposal or reuse.
On-rail snow removal equipment
After unexpected snowstorms, Herzog can clear and haul away snow In space-constricted areas such as platforms or yards to maintain normal operations.
When overgrown vegetation encroaches the right-of-way, Herzog performs necessary brush cutting and tree shearing to ensure visibility for operators and avoid damage to rail infrastructure.
Extensive research and development
Continuous engagement with our customer base has enabled Herzog to build custom equipment to meet the ever-evolving needs of the industry. Our focus on R&D and innovation have placed us in a competitive position to meet the demands of the future.