Hulcher Services’ Caterpillar® telehandler is a key component of our Mechanical / Railroad Services, Transfer / Load Adjustment Services, Maintenance Services, Positive Train Control and Disaster Response service lines.
One of the most flexible pieces of equipment in our inventory, the Caterpillar® telehandler has a telescopic boom that extends forward and upward from the vehicle. With a lift height up to 40 feet and a load capacity of up to 10,000 pounds the telehandler can move materials in larger amounts and higher up than standard forklifts.
The telehandler employs independent “crab” steering for its front and back wheels, giving it a small radius to work in tight spaces.
The telehandler can use a variety of attachments to extend its capabilities:
The strength and flexibility of the telehandler make it the right choice for a wide range of duties, including:
Our Caterpillar® telehandlers are maintained through Hulcher’s Preventative Mechanical Maintenance Program. This multi-layered, proactive system of inspections and servicing that ensures our equipment is trustworthy and ready to go to work when you need it.
Anyone who has worked with railroad contractors knows that the most important part of a telehandler is the person at the stick, the operator. Hulcher’s operators are railroad specialists. They have received training in railroad applications, are current in safety and security certification requirements for all Class I railroads, and have spent years perfecting their craft in maintenance-of-way environments.With their extensive railroad experience, our operators can work seemlessly with your rail gangs.
Hulcher combines 30 years of Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services expertise with one of the most extensive networks of people and equipment in North America. We are close by, with the right equipment and the most professional crew members in the industry, to respond to your load transfer and load adjustment needs.
With flexibility and power, the Caterpillar® telehandler provides superior capabilities for railroads, grain facilities and intermodal operations.
For your project to be successful, you need a quality equipment, maintained to be reliable and operated by an experienced railroad professional. When your Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services project calls for equipment that is properly equipped, expertly operated and available when you need it, call Hulcher at 800-637-5471.
|Project Snapshot - Telehandler and Conveyor Perform Load Reduction of Alfalfa Pellets
The railroad needed a load of alfalfa pellets to be reduced by 10,000 lbs. Hulcher deployed a CaterpillarŽ TH560B telehandler, a conveyor and a haul truck.
Photos of the Caterpillar® Telehandler