CTC13 Tie Crane

Technical Specifications

This machine offers a modern approach to railroad material handling. The Vancer CTC13 Tie Crane’s compact design packs a powerful lift capacity and precise tool control, which delivers enhanced tie handling agility. Operators can work efficiently with railroad concrete and wood ties as well as other material handling applications. The on-track drive allows for greater visibility and enhanced tie placement accuracy.


  • Optional cab riser for increased point of view
  • Ability to pull two tie carts
  • Small to midsize excavator machine attachments can be used with this machine
  • Can travel up to 22 mph
  • Operating weight is 37,500 lbs
  • Net power = 92 hp
Engine: Cat C4.4 ACERT
Net Power: 92 hp (68 kW)
Tier: Tier 4 Final
Operating Weight: 37,500 lbs (17,009 kg)
Shipping Height: 11.7 ft (3.6 m)
Shipping Length: 32.2 ft (9.8 m)
Shipping Width: 8.5 ft (2.6 m)
Speed: 20 mph max
Fuel Tank: 59 gal (223 L)
Tail Swing: 7.1 ft (2.2 m)
  • Tie Head
  • Tie Grapple