Handling Specialty Manufacturing custom designed and manufactured a nose cone maintenance platform for a US high speed rail organization. The nose cone platform was one of five different pieces of heavy duty, custom designed Rail maintenance equipment engineered and manufactured by Handling Specialty for this project.


  • Gel-cell power supply complete with charger       
  • Can operate on tracks and flat ground
  • Joystick steering assist for ease of maneuverability      
  • Hydraulic wheel engaged to position flanged wheels on track      
  • Controls for traverse movement and moving platform up and down
  • Ladder enables personnel to access below train
  • Positioned sensors prevent platform collision


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