Ballast Unloading Station

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Conventional lines
Heavy haul
Field of application
Working mode
Continuous action


  • Loading and unloading station for extending the discharging range of MFS units, mounted on a railroad flat wagon
  • Rotatable unloading conveyor enables to unload material to both sides of the track
  • The unloading conveyor allows discharging spoils and ballasting up to a distance of 40 feet from the centerline of track.
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The Plasser Unloading Station ULS 3000 is designed to be installed onto a railroad flat car and transport ballast, spoils, and/or other material which are supplied by Plasser Ballast Undercutting/Cleaning Machines or MFS-type Conveyor and Hopper Cars.

The unloading conveyor can be rotated from side to side, allowing spoils or ballast to be discharged into ballast cars on adjacent tracks, dump trucks or on the ground to the side of the track up to a distance of 40 feet from centerline of track. The power for the conveying and unloading system is self-contained on the ULS 3000.

Technical data ULS3000

Length 67' 0"  
Width 14' 10"  
Height 10' 0"  
Weight 50 000 lb
Engine Power 160 HP
Travel Speed 50 mph

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