CTB41 Hi-Rail Excavator

Technical Specifications

The Vancer CTB41 Hi-Rail Excavator is the most productive piece of maintenance equipment in the railroad industry. This machine features a hydraulically powered hi-rail gear undercarriage with train air brakes, multiple tool carrier functionality and dual pivoting railcar couplers – plus, unmatched travel and transport capabilities.

Built to aid railroads increase productivity the CHX41B boasts 303 hp, the highest horsepower available in the market for a single motor hi-rail excavator. Coupled with the available Rototilt and 12’ undercutter bar with the largest displacement motor available in the market, we have seen a 30% increase in production compared to our older model unit. It’s designed and built to deliver versatility and strength which allows operators to under-cut, trench, tie insert, tamp, brush cut, move railcars and more.

  • The hydraulically powered hi-rail function allows for easy adjustment when switching from off-track to hi-rail and track travel.
  • Powered by the industry-leading Cat C9 with ACERT technology, which delivers consistent high performance and unmatched fuel efficiency.
  • Custom-engineered safety features provide safe, easy access and serviceability to machine components.
  • Includes a hydraulic tool control circuit, hydraulic flow and pressure ratings, along with a customized swivel function to allow for a full 360-degree attachment rotation
Engine: Cat C9 ACERT Technology
Net Power: 303 hp (226 kW)
Tier: U.S. EPA Tier 3 Certified
Operating Weight: 100,000 lbs (45,359 kg)
Shipping Height: 11.9 ft (3.6 m)
Shipping Length: 31.2 ft (9.5 m)
Shipping Width: 11.3 ft (3.4 m)
Speed: 20 mph max
Fuel Tank: 312 gal (1181 L)
  • Work Tool Attachments
  • Rototilt

brush-cutter tie-tamper tie-inserter undercutter-bars