Locomotive Service Road Crew

Road Crew Truck Upfit

This crew hits the road in the rain, wind or snow, they deserve the same work safe environment as the shop crew does.

We were tasked with securing all the required tools for the job. We designed a special slide for the derailer since it is so heavy and required a reach and lift with your back extended.  Is this OSHA number one back strain position?  It may be, but now the slide mechanism pulls it out so it is a straight arm lift position.  Next came securing brake shoes,  Derail Locks, MU hoses, buggy bars, and brooms.

The first truck we did was old but we completely emptied and cleaned out the bed for layout.


Almost as nice as when it was new just a little more character.  This is a working truck!

Derail Slide Lock in place, inside when the tailgate is closed.
MU Hoses up and out of the way and keeping clean not contaminated by sand or debris.
Derail Slide in the out position and ready for works to remove in a safe lifting position.

For more information please call us. 800-377-2109 or sales@bluesteelco.net

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