Railway Cranes

Kirow Railway Cranes

Kirow Railway Cranes

Even today, 200 years after the invention of the rst usable locomotive, the railway continues to play a decisive role when it comes to transporting people and goods from A to B. Maintenance and the development of the track network are fundamentally important to smooth operation as delays are not only annoying, they cost money too.

For this reason, 80 years ago, the company Kirow in Leipzig began developing railway cranes. These “multi-task” cranes truly can be used for a multitude of tasks. After accidents, they can retrieve locomotives and cars, remove rubble and replace damaged switches and tracks. They can also quickly and reliably be employed for cutting back overhanging trees, re-railing train cars or moving track.

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