Locomotive Servicing - Locomotive Service Trucks (LSTs)
Hulcher Services’ Locomotive Service Truck (LST) delivers cost savings with every call.
No longer do you need to send your locomotives on additional side trips to the terminal for servicing, or maintain mechanical staff at remote locations. The LST brings the locomotive cleaning and servicing directly to you, in response to specific situations or as a routine part of your operations.
The LST is equipped with systems for water, motor oil, sand and toilet refuse that allow it to service multiple locomotives on a single trip, without having to restock.
The LST’s wide range of service functions includes:
- Maintain Critical Fluids and Traction Sand– The LST operator can replenish sand, engine water and various oils (engine and governor).
- Perform Informal Inspections – The LST operator can assess various systems in the locomotive. These visual checks provide an informal “extra set of eyes” to identify potential issues and help the railroad as it performs its formal inspections. The operator can also clean oils and other hazards from walkways and repair chains.
- Clean Cabs – The operator can clean windows and mirrors, change cab lights, empty and replace trash bags, sweep the cab and replenish crew packs.
- Service Locomotive Toilets – The LST operator can discharge and recharge toilets, refill water and sanitizer and clean the compartment.
In addition, the LST can jump-start locomotives, remove graffiti, and even wash off oil and debris with its hot water power washer.
Hulcher’s Locomotive Service Truck (LST) puts you in control of your maintenance budget. More importantly, it keeps your locomotives clean, serviced and on the main line – where they belong.
For more information visit our locomotive service truck page under Mechanical / Railroad Services Equipment.
FEATURED LocOMOTIVE SERVICING / LOCOMOTIVE SERVICE TRUCK PROJECTS
Photos of Locomotive Servicing With the Locomotive Service Truck
Front view of the Hulcher Locomotive Service Truck, which provides locomotive servicing on a mobile basis.
Rear view of the Hulcher Locomotive Service Truck, which provides locomotive servicing to engines without bringing them back to the terminal.
Hulcher Locomotive Service Truck prepares to provide locomotive servicing to an engine
Hulcher Locomotive Service Truck providing locomotive servicing to an engine.