Heavy Trucks

Rafna Model R-850:

♦ Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the

vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant wheel to rail contact
♦ Railgear locks automatically in both road and rail position
♦ No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads
♦ Few moving parts results in very low maintenance and lubrication costs
♦ Hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail

R-850 CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

G & B Specialties Model R-850 railgear is designed for vehicles up to 66,000 lbs GVWR. Rotating front, vertical front and vertical behind cab front railgear units are available. Both rotating and vertical rear railgear units are available. The R-850 uses 14” diameter forged steel wheels with heavy duty tapered roller bearings. 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 G & B Cushion-Ride Railgear, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear. G & B Specialties R-850 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 3” above the rail head and the vehicle axle is hydraulically or manually locked in place, and all four rail wheels provide full track circuit isolation.

STANDARD FEATURES

  • ♦ Cushion-Ride rubber spring suspension.
    ♦ Automatic mechanical locking system in road positions.
    ♦ Heavy-duty double acting hydraulic cylinders (two cylinder front and rear).
    ♦ Hydraulic operating valves on the front and rear units.
    ♦ PTO pump application is standard.
    ♦ Built-in derail skids.
    ♦ Rail sweeps front and rear.
    ♦ Full track circuit insulation (all four wheels)
    ♦ Grease fittings at all wear points.
    ♦ Corrosion resistant, long life fasteners.
    ♦ Mechanical steering wheel lock, (hook and loop).

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • ♦ Air brake package with exterior quick change composite brake shoes.
    Available for 2 or 4 wheels.
    ♦ Rotating front, vertical front, and vertical behind cab front railgear units are available.
    ♦ Both rotating and vertical rear railgear units are available.
    ♦ Hydraulically or manually operated vehicle front axle lock, to support front tires above the rail.
VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
♦ 66,000 lbs GVWR GAWR (Front) 20,000 lbs GAWR (Rear) 46,000 lbs
INSTALLED WEIGHTS
Total: 3,000 lbs Front: 1,500 lbs Rear: 1,500 lbs
WHEELS
Material: Forged steel
Tread: 14” diameter
Flange: 16” diameter
Bearings: Heavy-duty tapered roller bearings
Grease cap with vent

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Rafna Model R-850HD

♦ Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the

vehicle frame, less component stress, and constant wheel to rail contact
♦ Railgear locks automatically in both road and rail position
♦ No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads
♦ Few moving parts results in very low maintenance and lubrication costs
♦ Hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail

R-850HD CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

G & B Specialties Model R-850HD railgear is designed for vehicles up to 80,000 lbs GVWR. Rotating front, vertical front and vertical behind cab front railgear units are available. Both rotating and vertical rear railgear units are available. The R-850HD uses 14” diameter forged steel wheels with heavy duty tapered roller bearings. 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 G & B Cushion-Ride Railgear, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear. G & B Specialties R-850HD 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 3” above the rail head and the vehicle axle is hydraulically or manually locked in place, and all four rail wheels provide full track circuit isolation.

STANDARD FEATURES

  • ♦ Cushion-Ride rubber spring suspension.
    ♦ Automatic mechanical locking system in road positions.
    ♦ Heavy-duty double acting hydraulic cylinders (two cylinder front and rear).
    ♦ Hydraulic operating valves on the front and rear units.
    ♦ PTO pump application is standard.
    ♦ Built-in derail skids.
    ♦ Rail sweeps front and rear.
    ♦ Full track circuit insulation (all four wheels)
    ♦ Grease fittings at all wear points.
    ♦ Corrosion resistant, long life fasteners.
    ♦ Mechanical steering wheel lock, (hook and loop).

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • ♦ Air brake package with exterior quick change composite brake shoes.
    Available for 2 or 4 wheels.
    ♦ Rotating front, vertical front, and vertical behind cab front railgear units are available.
    ♦ Both rotating and vertical rear railgear units are available.
    ♦ Hydraulically or manually operated vehicle front axle lock, to support front tires above the rail.
VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
♦ 80,000 lbs GVWR GAWR (Front) GAWR (Rear)
INSTALLED WEIGHTS
Total: 3,000 lbs Front: 1,500 lbs Rear: 1,500 lbs
WHEELS
Material: Forged steel
Tread: 14” diameter
Flange: 16” diameter
Bearings: Heavy-duty tapered roller bearings
Grease cap with vent

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Rafna Model R-890:

♦ Proven “Cushion-Ride” suspension provides superior ride quality, reduced vibration through the

vehicle frame, less component stress and constant wheel to rail contact
♦ Optional “True-Slew” rear railgear axle is available with 5-1/2” slew capability
♦ No railgear adjustments are required for varying loads
♦ Few moving parts results in very low maintenance and lubrication costs
♦ Hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail

R-890 CUSHION-RIDE RAILGEAR

G & B Specialties Model R-890 railgear is designed fo vehicles up to 66,000 lbs GVWR. Vertical front and vertical behind cab front railgear units are available. Vertical rear railgear is standard. Optional “True-Slew” rear axle is available with 5-1/2” slew capability. The R 890 uses 14” diameter forged steel wheels with heavy duty tapered roller bearings. 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 G & B Cushion-Ride Railgear, there are no limits imposed. If the vehicle can support the load, so can the railgear. G & B Specialties R-890 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 3” above the rail head and the vehicle axle is hydraulically or manually locked in place, and all four rail wheels provide full track circuit isolation.

 

STANDARD FEATURES

  • ♦ Cushion-Ride rubber spring suspension.
    ♦ Automatic mechanical locking system in road positions.
    ♦ Heavy-duty double acting hydraulic cylinders (two cylinder front and rear).
    ♦ Hydraulic operating valves on the front and rear units.
    ♦ PTO pump application is standard.
    ♦ Built-in derail skids.
    ♦ Rail sweeps front and rear.
    ♦ Full track circuit insulation (all four wheels)
    ♦ Grease fittings at all wear points.
    ♦ Corrosion resistant, long life fasteners.
    ♦ Mechanical steering wheel lock, (hook and loop).
    ♦ Vertical rear railgear unit is standard.

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • ♦ Air brake package with exterior quick change composite brake shoes.
    Available for 2 or 4 wheels.
    ♦ Vertical front or vertical behind cab front railgear based on wheelbase of vehicle.
    ♦ “True-Slew” rear railgear axle with 5-1/2” slew capability.
    ♦ Hydraulically or manually operated vehicle front axle lock, to support front tires above the rail.
VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
♦ 66,000 lbs GVWR GAWR (Front) 20,000 lbs GAWR (Rear) 46,000 lbs
INSTALLED WEIGHTS
Total: 2,800 lbs Front: 1,400 lbs Rear: 1,400 lbs
WHEELS
Material: Forged steel
Tread: 14” diameter
Flange: 16” diameter
Bearings: Heavy-duty tapered roller bearings
Grease cap with vent

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Rafna Model R-1100:

♦ Front Railgear utilizes vehicle’s front suspension and frame to lift front wheels off track

♦ The dual scissor rear railgear mounts to truck’s frame, and allows for X and Y plane adjustment
♦ Few moving parts results in very low maintenance and lubrication costs
♦ Hydraulically operated for safe and easy access to the rail

R-1100 RAILGEAR

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.

STANDARD FEATURES

  • ♦ Patented quick locking adjustable “Cam” for rear railgear to compensate for rear tire wear.
    ♦ Precision-Machine cast steel rail wheels.
    ♦ Heavy-duty double acting hydraulic cylinders (two cylinder front and rear).
    ♦ Heavy-Duty tapered roller bearings.
    ♦ PTO pump application is standard.
    ♦ Built-in derail skids.
    ♦ Rail sweeps front and rear.
    ♦ Grease fittings at all wear points.
    ♦ Corrosion resistant, long life fasteners.
    ♦ Mechanical steering wheel lock, (hook and loop).

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • ♦ Cobra shoe air brake package.
    Available for 2 or 4 wheels.
    ♦ Insulated cast steel wheels
    ♦ Mechanical cable locking system
VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
♦ 62,000 lbs GVWR GAWR (Front) 12,000 lbs min. GAWR (Rear) 40,000 lbs
With tandem rear axle
INSTALLED WEIGHTS
Total: 2,800 lbs Front: 1,400 lbs Rear: 1,400 lbs
WHEELS
Material: Cast steel
Tread: 16” diameter
Flange: 18” diameter
Bearings: Heavy-duty tapered roller bearings

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Rafna Model R-1130:

Description:

RAFNA R-1130G&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.

Standard Features:

  • Rear Constant Railhead Pressure
  • Adjustable Axle from Standard to Wide
  • Rear Air Lock-Up; Front Manual Pin Lock-Up
  • Non-Insulated Cast Steel Wheels
  • Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinders
  • PTO Application
  • Heavy Duty Tapered Roller Bearings
  • Built-in Derail Skids
  • Front and Rear Rail Sweeps
  • Corrosion Resistant, Long-Life Fasteners

Optional Features:

  • Air Brake Package—Front and Rear
  • Insulated Cast Steel Wheels
  • Front Locking System—Air or Spring Pin

 

VEHICLE CLASSIFICATION—MAXIMUM CAPACITY
GVWR—33,000 lbs and Above GAWR (Front) – 20,000 lbs) GAWR (Rear) – 46,000 lbs

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Heavy duty vehicles

Rafna model R-650
Rafna model R-850
Rafna model R-850 HD
Rafna model R-890

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