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Mobile Railcar Movers From Eastern Lift Truck Co.

By: Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. May 13, 2020

Operations involved in switching out railcars have been able to increase their productivity and reduce their overall maintenance costs, by switching from a locomotive or other equipment to a mobile railcar mover.

Eastern Lift Truck Co. has been in business nearly 50 years, selling world-class material handling and storage equipment and offering award-winning customer service. The company’s Port, Rail & Intermodal (PRI) Division is an excellent source for new, used and rental mobile railcar movers, as well as related parts, service and training for all makes and models.

The PRI Division represents two excellent and respected brands of mobile railcar movers, Rail King and Colmar, and offers an assortment of models to accommodate a wide variety of railcar switching operations. Let the PRI team help you select the model and tractive effort that best fits your application.

Rail King mobile railcar movers are known for safety features, efficiency, and durability. Units such as the RK285 G6, an introductory model, are powered with the industry-leading Cummins QSB Tier 4(f) engine and John Deere drive train. Operators love Rail King mobile railcar movers for their excellent 360 degrees of visibility.

Colmar electric mobile railcar movers provide the efficiency of electric motors, a smaller footprint, great visibility, and ergonomic seating.

If you are in a pinch, please ask our PRI Division about in-stock units. We typically have new, used and rental units ready to go - fully operational and ready for immediate delivery.

As a division of Eastern Lift Truck Co., the Port, Rail & Intermodal Division has access to an array of flexible financial options. Ask the PRI railcar mover specialist to tailor a package to meet your needs. Choose from straight sale, lease, short-term or long-term rentals.

Finally, we also offer Maintenance-of-Way (MOW) vehicles, for railroad company maintenance crews. These “Hi-Rail” utility task vehicles are designed specifically to make railroad companies more efficient in the maintenance and repair of their rail infrastructure. Built on a Polaris Commercial Pro XD diesel chassis, these rugged work vehicles are available with an optional fully-enclosed cab and all of the standard work options Polaris owners have come to enjoy.

Value-added offerings:

  • Committed Railcar Mover Specialist
  • Parts, Service & Maintenance
  • New Equipment
  • Used Equipment – enjoy substantial savings compared to new
  • Rental and Financing Options
  • Training

Contact us today to learn more about our product offerings and how we can help you substantially reduce operational and maintenance costs!

Eric Branham
Port, Rail & Intermodal Division
Railcar Mover Specialist
Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.
Cell: (240) 530-0428
Email: ebranham@easternlifttruck.com

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