Gradall Railway Maintenance Machine Video Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad

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Gradall Industries, Inc., has released a new video providing an in-depth look at the mobility and versatility of its TrackStar line of Railway Maintenance machines. The video – which is just under 4 minutes – details how Gradall's TrackStar machines have helped to advance railway maintenance over the past 75 years.

"The video was produced primarily to illustrate how our TrackStar line of railway maintenance machines can increase productivity by delivering an ideal combination of on-and off-rail mobility," said Mike Popovich, Vice President of Gradall excavator products.

"In addition, these machines are able to do the work of many different machines, handling a wide range of maintenance and construction jobs for railroads, municipal railways, city transit systems and others involved in rail construction, repair and right-of-way work."

Even under catenary systems and in tunnels, the Gradall telescoping boom is able to work productively on low-overhead jobs where conventional excavators and many other machines simply won't fit.

"This video also pays tribute to the rail industry with a commemorative look at the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad and the laborers who provided the back-breaking and even life-threatening work to build and maintain the nation's railroad infrastructure," Popovich added.

You can see the latest model of Gradall TrackStar Railway Maintenance machines at Railway Interchange Booth #1919, September 22-25 in Minneapolis.

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It starts with the unique telescoping Gradall boom that handles more jobs efficiently, thanks to its movements and superior strength. Gradall offers a unique range of excavator undercarriages that have reshaped the industry idea of equipment mobility, both on and off highways.