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.
Rail distribution and pick-up equipment
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.
Aggregate hauling & distribution
Herzog’s fleet of equipment can handle the transport or distribution of materials ranging from ballast, rip rap, or sand to remote job sites.
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.
OTM material distribution & retrieval equipment
Our machines set out new material for rail gang production and are also equipped with electromagnetic attachments to pick up and unload spikes, clips, plates, and anchors when work is completed.
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.
Vegetation control equipment
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.