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Plasser & Theurer Type SSP 110 SW
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No: 15   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2006   Manufacturer: Plasser and Theurer   Country: The Netherlands
Plasser & Theurer Type SSP 110 SW

A work engine from the Dutch firm Structon Railinfra. I spotted this work engine in the Rotterdam harbour area.
It's a Plasser & Theurer Type SSP 110 SW.
Picture added on 26 August 2006
add commentComments:
nice machine isnt it,
i'm one of the crew

Added by Marc on 06 June 2007.
Is the brush used for sweeping the stones?

Added by Harri on 05 June 2012.
From the Structon web site:
"Ballast profilers perform their work before or after tamping the track. The machines distribute the ballast evenly and restore the ballast bed profile, which gives the ballast bed the required lateral resistance.
The SSP 110 SW type ballast profiler has a 5 m³ silo. This type of ballast profiler is also suitable for points.
Quantity: 3 pieces
Weight: 44 tons
Length over the buffers: 17, 120 mm
Number of axles: 2
Engine power: 400 kW
Max. self-propelled speed: 100 km/h
Max. speed in train: 100 km/h"

Added by Peter Langsdale on 05 June 2012.
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