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Hougen Manufacturing Inc. / Trak-Star manufactures and sells tools and equipment for railroad maintenance-of-way. Trak-Star offers rail drills, with gas, electric and hydraulic power feed options. Some models can produce holes in less than 15 seconds. Twister Bits are annular cutters used in junction with the rail drills, which are specifically designed for drilling holes in the rail. They drill holes faster, cleaner, and with dramatically less heat. Sizes are available up to 1-11/16 inches in two different coating options. Trak-Star also offers gas or hydraulic powered rail saws for cutting rail, gas impact wrenches and a variety of other rail changeout tools and accessories.