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Hi-rail excavators

Various excavators fitted with rail wheels for operation on railway lines, often with specialised equipment on the ends of their booms

Hi-rail excavator with tamper attachment parked in the car park at Merinda Park station

8 August 2015 17:31 PM
Viewed 1438 times
(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 71 times this year)

The white shrouds are insulated to permit the excavators to be used under live overhead wires

3 October 2009 17:15 PM
Viewed 1993 times
(2 times this week, 25 times this month, 81 times this year)

Excavators for handling concrete sleepers for spot replacement works

3 October 2009 17:15 PM
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(2 times this week, 16 times this month, 68 times this year)

Komatsu PW130 with rubber tyres and hi-rail wheels

5 July 2009 14:55 PM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 33 times this year)

Komatsu PW130 with rubber tyres and hi-rail wheels

5 July 2009 14:54 PM
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(3 times this week, 15 times this month, 59 times this year)

Tamping attachment for an excavator

5 July 2009 14:54 PM
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(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 33 times this year)

Tamping attachment for an excavator

5 July 2009 14:54 PM
Viewed 1760 times
(10 times this month, 36 times this year)

Sleeper grabber and forklift

5 July 2009 14:53 PM
Viewed 1744 times
(17 times this month, 49 times this year)

Harrybilt Engineering 'Fireant 360' excavator attachment

5 July 2009 14:52 PM
Viewed 1983 times
(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 54 times this year)

Hi-rail wheels on a Caterpillar M316C

5 July 2009 14:52 PM
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(13 times this month, 46 times this year)

Attachment for lifting and placing multiple sleepers at a time

5 July 2009 14:51 PM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 45 times this year)

Rear end of a Caterpillar M316C

5 July 2009 14:51 PM
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(8 times this month, 51 times this year)

Other side of a Caterpillar M316C

5 July 2009 14:51 PM
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(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 41 times this year)

Attachment for picking up and placing four sleepers at a time

5 July 2009 14:51 PM
Viewed 1219 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 35 times this year)

Harrybilt Engineering 'Fireant 360' excavator attachment

5 July 2009 14:50 PM
Viewed 1685 times
(8 times this week, 18 times this month, 62 times this year)

Engcon tiltrotator with a Harrybilt Engineering sleeper handing attachment

5 July 2009 14:50 PM
Viewed 2613 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 54 times this year)

Hi rail excavator at work on the SG line at North Shore

9 October 2008 10:38 AM
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(8 times this week, 24 times this month, 91 times this year)

Hi rail excavator at Navigators - back in 2007 I got the same shot at the same place

6 September 2008 12:55 PM
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(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 48 times this year)

Lined up again

23 April 2008 17:32 PM
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(5 times this week, 16 times this month, 47 times this year)

Excavators with grabbing and poking attachments

23 April 2008 17:32 PM
Viewed 1300 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 52 times this year)

Excavator with an attachment to clear out the ballast for new sleepers to be put in

23 April 2008 17:31 PM
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(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 74 times this year)

Sleeper grabbing attachment on an excavator

23 April 2008 17:30 PM
Viewed 1536 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 48 times this year)

Hi-rail wheels on an excavator

23 April 2008 17:30 PM
Viewed 4270 times
(10 times this week, 26 times this month, 109 times this year)

Another lineup

23 April 2008 17:30 PM
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(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 46 times this year)

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