Personnel Platform for train maintenance.

Press Release Summary:

Custom gantry system allows maintenance personnel to traverse entire length of train. Mobile platform runs along 600 ft of track and is controlled via push-button pendant. For safety, access to platform is restricted by key system. Platform guardrails are fiberglass to prevent conductivity. Platform has 2,000 lb capacity, hydraulic actuation, and measures 124 in. long, 208 in. wide, and 207 in. raised height.

Original Press Release:

Custom Personnel Platforms for Train Maintenance

(Niagara Falls, NY April 30, 2002) This custom gantry system by Handling Specialty was designed to allow maintenance personnel to traverse the entire length of a train. This mobile platform runs along 600' of track and is controlled via a push-button pendant. For safety, access to the platform is restricted by a kirk key system and the platform / guardrails are composed of fiberglass to prevent conductivity.

Gantry system
2,000 lb. capacity
Hydraulic actuation
124" long, 208" wide
207" raised height

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