PŁT-500A Railway subgrader


The PŁT-500A is a machine used to lower the rail track after ballast is cleaned in order to allow rain water to drain. Maximum cutting depth is 1000 mm below the rail head. Maximum cutting width - 1500mm, maximum range from track axis - 2900 mm. The machine is self-propelled and controllable by two operators.


Track gauge 1435 mm
Working speed 0÷1000 mb/h (infinitely variable adjustment)
Transport speed 60 km/h
Maximum subgrading depth (below rail head) 1000 mm
Minimum subgrading distance from track center 1400 mm
Maximum subgrading distance from track center 4400 mm
Maximum subgrading width 1500 mm
Maximum track cutting layer thickness 200 mm
Generator power rating 200 kW
Generator current frequency 50 Hz
Brake types - Oerlikon pneumatic system on four wheel sets
- hand-brake - parking - on two wheel sets
Number of operators 2
Total length 31,11 m
Minimum curve radius 125 m
Total weight about 70 t

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