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Rail Drive Systems

All vehicles which cannot or may not drive with their tyres on the tracks are equipped with a track driving device. The vehicle is lifted and runs exclusively on their track wheels. Traction and braking is performed by the track wheels.

Track drive systems front/rear Remarks used for
Friction drive minimum negotiable curve radius approx. 25 m - 60 m
(depending on the wheel base)
for all track gauges possible
max. vehicles weight approx. 20 tons
Unimog
Tractor
Excavator
Hydrostatic drive
2 axles
minimum negotiable curve radius approx. 18 m - 60 m
(depending on the wheel base)
for all track gauges possible
max. vehicles weight approx. 20 tons
Truck
Hydrostatic drive
Bogie/bogie
minimum negotiable curve radius approx. 40 m
(depending on the wheel base)
for all track gauges possible
max. vehicles weight approx. 40 tons
Hydrostatic drive
Single axle/bogie
minimum negotiable curve radius approx. 50 m
(depending on the wheel base)
for all track gauges possible
max. vehicles weight approx. 32 tons
Hydrostatic drive
Bogie/single axle
minimum negotiable curve radius approx. 50 m
(depending on vehicles wheel base)
for all track gauges available
max. vehicles weight approx. 32 tons