Ballast Distribution Machine
With impressive speed and accuracy, the Automated Conveyor Train℠ (ACT℠) distributes material safely and efficiently in a curve. Using patented automated programming, the ACT can unload more than 2,900 tons of material in a 30-car consist as it moves along the track.
Short line railroads
Rail transit systems
First to unload a 30-car ballast consist in a curve
Herzog designed and built the ACT because the industry was in need of a reliable solution to stockpile rock in curves and S curves. It is used for routine maintenance or emergency tasks and offers 24/7 field support.