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Product of the Week

Amsted Rail is proud to announce TrakMaster® -- the next bogie revolution.

The world's most advanced freight bogie system is here. Amsted Rail resets the industry standard with TrakMaster®. Totally redesigned top-to-bottom with the latest cutting-edge technology, TrakMaster goes beyond anything before possible in a three-piece bogie. If you're looking for next-generation performance tailor-made for high mileage, heavy axle load railcars, TrakMaster is the right track to take.
TrakMaster innovations:

  • First bogie to pass the latest AAR specification criteria with updated track profiles
  • Better curving performance to reduce wheel flange wear
  • Longer wheel life and component life
  • Re-engineered dual rate suspension
  • Lower maintenance costs

The TrakMaster features a Truck Mounted Brake System truly extra-ordinary

IBEX™ is uniquely designed to be extra light, extra balanced, extra durable. Amsted Rail is a pioneer in developing advanced Truck Mounted Brake (TMB) Systems for heavy haul applications. We lead the way in designing systems engineered for greater safety, efficiency and seamless performance. Our IBEX Truck Mounted Brake System is the latest example of how we’re raising the bar in the category.
    IBEX innovations:
  • Less weight — more payload
  • Superior alignment — longer wheel life
  • Better balanced — longer shoe life
  • Versatile modular design — longer life cycle
  • Increased durability — longer brake system life
  • Beam mounted slack adjuster with connecting rods — more clearance
To learn more, visit amstedrail.com/bogie-revolution.