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R-2900Rafna’s high-quality rail-gear

is a rugged product which is easy to operate and will transfer your vehicle from road to rail quickly and easily. It has been designed for safe rail operation and a long service life with minimum maintenance.

 


STANDARD FEATURES

  • proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress and constant wheel/rail contact
  • no adjustments necessary for varying loads
  • rail wheel assemblies bolted to axles providing simple wheel alignment and adjustment
  • full track circuit insulation – all four wheels
  • 12 VDC hydraulic pump and reservoir complete with weather-tite toggle switch control
  • few moving parts result in low maintenance and lubrication costs
  • hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail
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Light Pick-up & Utility VehiclesR-150R-290
Medium duty vehiclesR-450R-460R-650
Heavy duty vehiclesR-850HDR-890R-1100R-1130R-850

R-290 CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

3/4 Ton & 1 Ton Pick-Up Trucks  Model R-290, for installation on vehicles

 

R-290 chevy

G & B Specialties Model R-290 is applicable to vehicles up to 12,500 lbs GVWR. Identical, ultra-compact rotating front and rear railgear units are standard. Railgear locks automatically in both road and rail position. Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant rail wheel to rail contact. No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads. Rail wheel assemblies are bolted to the axles for simple wheel alignment. All four rail wheels provide full track circuit isolation. Included 12VDC electric / hydraulic pump and reservoir with sealed push button controls and emergency hand pump provides safe and easy access to the rail. Optional in-cab railgear controls are available. Includes vehicle wheel modification kit to center vehicles front and rear tires on rail. Few moving parts result in low maintenance and lubrication costs. Fully installed weight is approximately 450
lbs front and 500 lbs rear.

R-450 CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

R-450

This 100% duty cycle railgear was designed to meet the task at hand. Equip a light truck that has a maximum GVWR rating of 19,500 lbs with a Rafna R-450 Railgear and see for yourself. Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides ride quality , reduced vibration through the vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant rail wheel to rail contact. No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads. With Rafna-Cushion-Ride Railgear, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear. Rafna R-450 Railgear has two hydraulic cylinders on both the front and rear units, providing power to spare under full vehicle capacity. On rail, the vehicle’s front wheels are raised a minimum of 2” above the rail head and the vehicle axle is hydraulically locked in place.

R-1100 RAILGEAR

R-1100

G & B Specialties Model R-1100 railgear is designed for vehicles with GVWR”s 33,000lbs and larger. The R-1100 front railgear utilizes the vehicle’s front suspension and the vehicle’s frame to lift the front wheels off the track. Attaching to the vehicle’s front suspension and frame makes this design more advantageous for the proper support of the vehicle. The dual scissor rear railgear attaches to the truck’s frame behind the spring hangers. The scissor action of the rear railgear makes it possible for the rear railgear to be moved along both the X and Y plane. This design makes for a more speedy operation of getting the vehicle on track and off track.

With G & B New R-1100 Railgear, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear. G & B Specialties R-1100 Railgear has two hydraulic cylinders on both the front and rear units, providing power to spare under full vehicle capacity.

On rail, the vehicle’s front wheels are raised approximately 2” above the rail head. Structural members are of carbon steel. Hardened steel castings are used in the making of the 16” wheels.

R-1130

R-1130
G&B Specialties’ Model R-1130 railgear is designed for vehicles with GVWR’s of 33,000 lbs or larger, using high carbon steel and hardened steel castings. The R-1130 front railgear utilizes the vehicle’s front suspension and the frame to lift the front wheels off the track approximately two inches. The dual scissor rear railgear attaches to the vehicle’s frame behind the spring hangers. The scissor design makes for a more speedy operation of getting the vehicle on track and off track. The rear gear also incorporates “Cushion-Ride” springs for constant railhead pressure. With the R- 1130, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear.