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  The HREA 324D L is the most productive piece of maintenance equipment in the railroad industry. This machine features a hydraulically powered high-rail gear undercarriage with train air brakes, multiple tool carrier functionality, dual pivoting railcar couplers – plus, unmatched travel and transport capabilities.
It’s designed and built to deliver versatility and strength which allows operators to under-cut, trench, tie insert, tamp, brush cut, move railcars and more.

High-Rail - The hydraulically powered high-rail function allows for easy adjustment when switching from off-track to high-rail and track travel. It’s designed with powerful front and rear-facing pivoting couplers which allows the machine to pull upwards of three railcars, pull ballast carts and transport attachment trailers.

Engine - It’s powered by the industry-leading Cat C7 with ACERT™ Technology which delivers consistent high performance and unmatched fuel efficiency. Backup power supply is included.

Safety - Safety is a priority. Custom designed safety features provide safe, easy access and serviceability to machine components.

Attachments - The HREA 324D L operates an extensive line of attachments and specialized railroad tools to optimize jobsite productivity. It features hydraulic tool control circuit, hydraulic flow and pressure ratings along with a customized swivel function to allow for a full 360˚ attachment rotation.


  • Engine: Cat C7 ACERT™
  • U.S. EPA Tier III Certified
  • Net Power: 250 hp (186 kW)
  • Operating Weight: 89,000 lb (39,916 kg)
  • High-Rail Ground Clearance: 11”
  • Shipping Height: 11.6 ft (3.5 m)
  • Shipping Length: 33 ft (10 m)
  • Shipping Width: 11.6 ft (3.5 m)
  • High-Rail Speed: 20 mph maximum recommended travel speed


  • 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
  • Rail Car Couplers

Available Attachments

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

For More Information Contact an NMC Railway Systems Representative