MPM – Multi-Purpose Machine

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MPM Rail Shear


Machine Specifications

  • 27′ reach from track center
  • Operated with one Herzog operator
  • Roto-tilt indexator head
  • Self-propelled travel in both directions
        – Each end set-up with cab, horn, bell, ditch light, and headlights
  • Standard quick change attachments include bucket, magnet, tie and basket grapples
  • Additional attachments include, auger, brush cutter, rail shear, and tree shear



  • Ditching
  • Pole line removal
  • PTC foundation installation (both helical or dig-in styles)
  • Tie pick-up and distribution
  • OTM pick-up and distribution
  • Tree thinning
  • Tree removal
  • Brush cutting
  • Snow removal
  • Ballast and rip rap distribution
  • Bridge deck removal
  • Rail pick-up and processing (rail shear)
  • Crossing removal and re-ballasting
  • And various other tasks