Progress Rail’s Maintenance-of-Way (MOW) division was born out of the movement toward mechanization in the railroad industry and introduced the first Kershaw® Ballast Regulator in 1945. Today, Progress Rail supplies Kershaw® MOW equipment, providing machines to all Class I railroads, transit and short lines and contractors around the world.
The Kershaw® Model 66 Ballast Regulator features a center-mounted plow, reversible wings, and a broom with conveyor and hopper assembly making it a powerful machine for ballast shaping, shoulder profiling, and a variety of other track maintenance operations.
Frame: The main frame is of all-welded construction using heavy six-inch structural channel. Cross members are of five-inch channel with reinforcements.
Weight: 16,500 lbs.
Engine: Caterpillar C2.2 40 hp @ 2800 rpm Tier IV Final
Propel System: Three-inch diameter solid steel alloy axles with direct chain drive. A drive sprocket disconnect kit is provided for use when towing. Maximum towing speed is 16 mph.
Wheels & Brakes: 16 inch cast steel wheels. Spring applied, hydraulic released fail safe brakes on right side wheels. Heavy-duty axle bearings.
Electrical System: 12 volt dc negative ground. System maintained by engine driven 85 amp alternator. Color-coded and numbered wiring.
Hydraulic System: A variable displacement, pressure compensated pump operates at 2000 psi. Valves are electric solenoid controlled. They hydraulic tank houses a 100 mesh suction screen and a 10-micron return line filter.
Capacities: Fuel: 22 gal. (83 liters), Hydraulic: 53 gal. (200 liters), Engine Crankcase: 8.5 qt. (8 liters)
Work Interrupt System: A work interrupt system stops the machine when an obstacle is encountered. An optional crossing work interrupt system stops the machine when the machine approaches a crossing.
Options: Crossing interrupt system, drag leg, air-operated propel clutch.
Dimensions: Length: 19 ft. 6 in., Width: 10 ft. 3 in., Height: 8 ft. 3 in.
Power, performance, and Innovation - Progress Rail's MOW equipment. Progress Rail offers a wide variety of Maintenance of Way equipment meeting the needs of customers in many different climates and situations. -Sand Remover -Snow Fighter -Kribber Adzer -Shoulder Ballast Cleaner -One-Pass Ballast Regulator -4600 Ballast Regulator -Tie Replacer -Tie Crane
Vice President - International Trackwork
International Sales Director
Director, International Business Development
+44 (0) 7966 337924
Rob de Beer
Business Development Manager Australia
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