CarTopper® Material Handling Services

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For Information Contact:
Herzog Railroad Services at (816) 244-5742


  • Safely traverses top of cars of varying height
  • Able to lower safely into car when traveling under bridges or low hanging obstructions
  • One or two machines can be used depending on the production rate required
  • Flexibility to unload at multiple locations without the installation of expensive loading/unloading systems
  • Machines are capable of staying with consist when reloaded
  • 36″, 55″, and 72″ buckets available


Production Performance

  • Cross ties: 1000-1200 ties/hour
  • Rail: 1/3 track mile/hour
  • Aggregate: 200 tons/hour



  • O.T.M. distribution
  • Tie distribution
  • Rip rap placement
  • Sand unloading
  • Coal unloading
  • Ballast unloading (walkway and mainline)
  • GPS tie distribution service available