Rotobec Introduces a Line of Rail and Tie Grapples

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Rotobec now manufactures a variety of attachments that are designed for railway maintenance ad tie handling applications. Our attachments include rail segment and loose tie handling grapples, custom loaders for OTR applications, loaders with saws for rail line disaster cleanup and custom attachments to meet the needs of rail contractors.

Rotobec Heavy-Duty Loose Tie Grapple

Our grapples have been designed for use in the rail industry by listening to our customers.

Rotobec is pleased to announce new rail tie and rail handling attachments.


Heavy-Duty Tie Bundle Grapple

  • This narrow, heavy-duty grapple has a large opening and straight jaws to handle railroad tie bundles. It is equipped with large, high-presser cylinders to generate the required pressure to hold the bundle firmly

Heavy-Duty Loose Tie Grapple

  • This heavy-duty grapple was deigned to handle bundles of loose railroad ties. Its jaws are thin and straight to be able to work along walls and to easily enter between ties.

Rail Bed Digging Clamshell

  • This narrow clamshell bucket was designed specifically to remove material from the railroad bed between ties, and is effective in achieving efficient railroad maintenance.


This loader stands in a class of its own, above all competition. It combines smoothness and precision along with high lift capacity. It's rotation movement is continuous and the loader is packed with extra features and accessories. The only thing it does not have is excess weight. It's tough but very lean; it weighs almost 20% less than its competitors, and mounts easily to trucks or railroad flatbeds for easy transportation. Also available with a grapple saw to assist in storm clean up duties where blowdown is an issue.

To view all the features, benefits and specifications of the Elite XT loader, click here.

Call or email for more technical information on these, or any other Rotobec products.

Mark Shukla
Director of Sales and Marketing

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