KERSHAW® BALLAST REGULATOR MODEL 66

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. 

Kershaw® Ballast Regulator Model 66

KERSHAW® BALLAST REGULATOR MODEL 66

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. 

Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 Ballast Regulator
of

The Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 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.

Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 Ballast Regulator
of

The Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 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.

Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 Ballast Regulator
of

The Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 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.

Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 Ballast Regulator
Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 Ballast Regulator
Kershaw® Model 66-2-3 Ballast Regulator

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Model 66 Ballast Regulator
of
Model 66 Ballast Regulator

Frame: All welded construction using tubular sections with formed and structural cross members. 

Cab: Two-man, fully enclosed, and insulated with safety glass, dome light, front windshield wipers, and sliding side windows. Cab is climate controlled.

Engine:  Caterpillar C9.3, 350 hp @ 2200 rpm. Liquid-Cooled Diesel.

Propel System: Hydrostatic variable volume pumps and motors. A single lever controls both speed and direction in each transmission range.

Travel Speed: 50 mph 

Transmission and Axles: Two-speed transmission at each axle is hydraulically driven. The axle is attached to the main frame by means of a coil spring suspension at each end and supported by AP bearings. 

Wheels and Brakes: 33" (838 mm) diameter cast steel wheels are pressed onto the solid axles. Brakes on each wheel are clasp-type applying external cast iron brake shoes to the wheel tread. Service brakes are air applied/spring released. Emergency/parking brakes are spring-applied/air released. A separate train line brake system is provided. 

Air System: Air compressor is engine oil lubricated, water-cooled 16.8 CFM volume at 1250 rpm. System pressure is 110 psi. Service brakes are controlled by a pressure reducing valve and the parking brakes by a manually operated dump valve. A train line brake system is provided for the unit. 

Hydraulic System: Pump drive powers hydrostatic propel pump as well as pumps which power broom, conveyors, wing and plow operation. Equipped with 100 mesh suction screens and 10 micron return line filters. 

Hydraulic Pressures:

Propelling Pressure control: 5,500 psi (37,9211 kPa)

Cab Front Console Valve Banks: 2,500 psi (17,237 kPa)

Broom Motor: 1,850 psi (12,755 kPa)

Electrical System: 

24 volt DC negative ground, 95 amp alternator, two heavy duty batteries with color coded and numbered wiring. 

Capacities: 

Engine Lube System: 8.5 gal (32 liters)

Fuel Tank: 140 gal (530 liters)

Hydraulic Tank: 110 gal (416 liters)

Pump Drive: 4 1/2 quart (4.2 liters)

Transmission: 39 quart (36.9 liters)

 

Physical Data

Length: 43ft (13106.4 mm)

Width: 9ft 10in (3000 mm)

Height: 12ft (3657.6 mm)

Wheelbase: 22ft 6in (6858 mm)

Weight: 68,000 pounds (30853 kg) 

 

Special Features:

Conveyor and 5 m3 Hopper Assembly.

KERSHAW® MOW OVERVIEW

of

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

 Maintenance-of-Way Solutions

PARTS HOTLINE: 1-888-660-5252

SERVICE HOTLINE: 1-833-537-7782

KERSHAW® PARTS CATALOG

A customer-focused website dedicated to all Kershaw® machines, allowing you to search for machine-specific parts, build parts lists and view individual parts for accurate parts ordering. All related operational and maintenance manuals, parts manuals and service bulletins are available for immediate download.

SHOP NOW
Kershaw® Parts Catalog

SALES CONTACTS

MOW VICE PRESIDENT

RAIL EQUIPMENT SALES

VEGETATION EQUIPMENT SALES

OEM PARTS, SERVICE & WARRANTY

INTERNATIONAL SALES

Mark Wuenstel 

Vice President - Maintenance-of-Way
Montgomery, AL
Office: 334-387-9303
Cell: 334-235-5660

EMAIL

Randy Chubaty 

National Sales Manager - Rail
Fairmont, MN
507-384-2577

EMAIL


Jennifer Kincaid 

Sales Executive - Rail
Bradenton, FL
414-369-9290

EMAIL

Jason Sasser 

Sales Executive - Vegetation/Utility 
Birmingham, AL
205-492-8006

EMAIL
 

Sid Harmon 

Technical Sales Executive - Vegetation/Utility 
Montgomery, AL
334-782-9906

EMAIL
 

Parts Hotline
1-888-660-5252

 

Service Hotline
1-833-537-7782

 

Kirk Schirra 

Aftermarket Manager - Sales, Service & Warranty Support 
Montgomery, AL
Office: 334-387-9301
Cell: 814-431-2129

EMAIL
 

Julian Howard

Sales Manager, Aftermarket Parts
Office: 334-387-9426
Fax: 334-387-9400
Cell: 334-235-0922

EMAIL
 

Russell Forks 

Service Manager
Montgomery, AL
334-799-4061

EMAIL
 

Chuck Ewing

Vice President - International Trackwork 
+1-219-680-9096      

EMAIL
 

David May

International Sales Director 
+1-469-934-8284      

EMAIL
 

Adam Todd

Director, International Business Development
+44 (0) 7966 337924       

EMAIL

 

Luiz Melo

Business Development Manager Latin America
Phone: +55 (11) 4070-5288
Cell: +55 (11) 97019-0338          

EMAIL

 

Rob de Beer

Business Development Manager Australia 
+61 (0) 408 010 983 

EMAIL

RELATED MACHINES

KERSHAW® PARTS CATALOG

Parts Hotline: 1-888-660-5252

Service-Hotline: 1-833-537-7782

SHOP NOW
TREE TRIMMER, PARTS CATALOG