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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Maintenance of Way - Plasser & Theurer Duomatic 07-32

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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Maintenance of Way - Plasser & Theurer Duomatic 07-32
Name Maintenance of Way Equipment, Plasser & Theurer Duomatic 07-32
Region Europe
Category Rail
Type Rolling Stock (Freight)
SubType Maintenance of Way
Variety Plasser & Theurer Duomatic 07-32
Manufacturer Plasser & Theurer (Details)
Era Epoch VI (2001 - Present)

History: As they travel, trains generate enormous forces that will eventually change track geometry, which compromises both safety and ride comfort. To overcome this eventuality, the Austrian firm, Plasser & Theurer, developed its line of mechanized, hydraulic, measuring, track laying and railway maintenance of way leveling, lifting, lining and tamping machines.

Designed to produce stable road bed, using a squeezing movement, ballast tamping machines such as the Plasser & Theurer Duomatic, 07-32 utilize vibrating tamping tines to pack ballast underneath existing ties or sleepers.

Plasser & Theurer is an Austrian manufacturer of rail track maintenance and track laying machines. It accounts for 6% of Austrian exports of the machinery and iron and steel construction industry. The company was established in 1953 by a group of nine people. It is a privately owned company with 30% being held by Josef Theurer, 30% by his daughter Elisabeth Max-Theurer, 20% each by Dorothea Theurer and Hans-Jörg Holleis. Currently the company is active in over 100 countries.Plasser & Theurer manufactures railway maintenance machines for all purposes including adjusting and tamping tracks, the installation and maintenance of overhead wires and the associated equipment. Other products include railway bridge inspection and repair vehicles and flash-butt welding machines.

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Item created by: gdm on 2018-05-24 13:25:48. Last edited by gdm on 2018-05-25 09:14:07

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