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Western-Cullen-Hayes: Rail safety equipment

For more than a century, Western-Cullen-Hayes Inc. has manufactured a variety of railroad safety equipment. The company's product line includes crossing signals, derails, bumping posts, switch point guards, wheel stops, blue flags, wheel chocks and dozens of other products related to railroad safety.

The company’s bumping posts come in a variety of designs to meet individual railroads’ particular requirements, while the wheel stops are used at the end of track to provide safe, economical stopping of low speed movement.

Wheel chocks provide safe, secure blocking of railroad rolling stock and are required wherever employees are working around or in freight cars. Meanwhile, the Model FM Switch Point Guard protects switch points against wear and helps prevent derailments due to picked points. Western-Cullen Hayes also manufactures a wide variety of grade crossing warning signals.