CHX35 Hi-Rail Excavator

Technical Specifications

With the CHX35 Hi-Rail Excavator, Vancer took the largest compact radius machine available from any major manufacturer today and gave it enhanced productivity, versatility, comfort and ease of use. Equipped with the Tier 4 final Cat 7.7 ACERT engine, the CHX35 Hi-Rail excavator is optimized for power, efficiency and durability. With a variety of specialty railroad attachments and Cat quick coupler compatibility, downtime is greatly decreased. At the push of a button, use the Hi-Rail capability to reach remote worksites as quickly as possible. The CHX35 Hi-Rail Excavator brings unparalleled capability to your worksite and is truly in a class of its own.


  • Engine set-up is designed to offer both lower fuel and DEF consumption while meeting EPA standards.
  • Selection of attachments provide excellent functionality for rail lines to conduct various maintenance projects.
  • With only 6” of rear overhang, the CHX35 is extremely compact; perfect for any jobsite and on-rail clearance.
  • Increased hydraulic pressure and flow facilitate better lift for maximum productivity.
  • Easily operated in-cab controls for auxiliary and Hi-Rail equipment.
  • Pneumatic components for train air brakes (optional)
  • Industry-leading ground clearance when gear is stowed
  • Hydraulic hose reel for operation of hydraulic tools
Engine: Cat C7.1 ACERT
Net Power: 200 hp (149 kW)
Tier: Tier 4 Final
Operating Weight: 98,800 lbs (44,909 kg)
Shipping Height: 12 ft (3.66 m)
Shipping Length: 33.7 ft (10.3 m)
Shipping Width: 10.7 ft (3.3 m)
Speed: 20 mph max
Ground Level Reach: 30 ft (9.14 m)
Fuel Tank: 101.7 gal (385 L)
Operator: 72 dB(A)
Max Drawbar Pull: 66,319 lbf
Tail Swing: 6.25 ft (1.9 m)
DEF Tank: 6.1 gal (23 L)
  • Panel Boss
  • Work Tool Attachments
  • Clam Bucket
  • Rail Threader

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