Railcar Wheelset Changeout System

Overview Handling Specialty was approached by a mining company to engineer and manufacture a heavy-duty, durable wheelset change-out system for railcars used in mining operations. The lift was manufactured to last in the extreme conditions that exist in mining facilities in northern Canada. The wheelset change-out process begins with a train moving into the rail […]

Split Rail System for Bogie Maintenance

Overview The need for a safe and efficient under-car wheelset changeout system was a challenge that Handling Specialty readily satisfied for the maintenance facilities of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor project. The split rail system consists of integral support pedestal/split rail assemblies; interlocks to the “blue flag” safety system; under-car lift/eject carriage; and wheelset dollies. The carriage […]