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This is the perfect addition to our high-rail equipment line. Its compact design features great strength and performance in a lighter-weight machine. Like the NMC 324D L HRE, the advanced hydraulic system of the compact 312E L HRE allows the operator to work on- and off-track – but delivers performance that is unmatched for its size.

High-Rail - The hydraulically powered high-rail function of the NMC 312E L HRE allows for easy adjustment when switching from off-track, to high-rail and track travel.
Engine - The NMC 312E L HRE is powered by the industry leading Cat C4.4 with ACERT™ Technology with consistent high performance rating and unmatched fuel efficiency.
Attachments - The NMC 312E L HRE operates an extensive line of attachments and specialized railroad tools for compact machines that handle the rigors of railroad maintenance jobs.


  • Engine: Cat C4.4 with ACERT™ Technology
  • Tier 4 Interim
  • Net Power: 91 hp (67 kW)
  • Operating Weight: 35,500 lb (16,783 kg)
  • High-Rail Ground Clearance: 16”
  • Shipping Height: 9.1 ft (2.8 m)
  • Shipping Length: 25 ft (7.6 m)
  • Shipping Width: 9.8 ft (2.5 m)
  • High-Rail Speed: 20 mph max. recommended travel speed
  • Shipping Width: 9.8 ft (2.5 m)
  • Ground Level Reach 28.3 ft (8.6 m)



  •  Hydraulic Quick Coupler
  • LCD Monitor
  • Tool Control Systems
  • Vandalism Guards
  • High Ambient Cooling Capacity
  • Air Conditioning
  • Full High-Rail Operator Cab Control
  • FRA Approved Braking System
  • Rear Camera

 Available Attachments

  • Tie Tampers
  • Tie Inserters
  • Under-Cutter Bars
  • Brush Cutters
  • Cat Work Tools Attachments
  • Clam Bucket

For More Information Contact an NMC Railway Systems Representative