GPS Ballast Train Technology
Herzog’s high-speed GPS ballast trains are used to unload ballast with pinpoint accuracy and reduce time spent on your track.
The Programmable Linear Unloading System (PLUS) or SMART train can be used ahead of tie gangs, steel gangs, surfacing projects, or for new construction on skeletonized track.
New track construction
Short line railroads
Rail transit systems
Safe, efficient technology
Our trains provide a site-specific solution to ballast unloading without the need for ground personnel on dangerous and unstable walking surfaces of ballasted track and without the harmful effects of silica dust inhalation.