Ballast cleaning machinery – from small and flexible to high-capacity machines

Ballast cleaning in the Alps: the RM 76 SM

The two-part RM 76 SM of Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group during operation on the Rhaetian Railway in Switzerland (with Morteratsch glacier in the background). This machine had to meet highly specific requirements, including the 1,000 mm track gauge, the tight clearance gauge and traction and safety on gradients of up to 73‰ and in tight radii of 45 m.