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Modernize Rail Maintenance: 9 Powerful Battery-Powered Tools from ROBEL

Modernize Rail Maintenance: 9 Powerful Battery-Powered Tools from ROBEL

When it comes to rail maintenance, having the right tools at hand can make all the difference. While larger equipment may handle the heavy lifting, it’s also more cumbersome and not as easily accessible. It’s the cordless, portable tools that often prove indispensable for smaller maintenance jobs where mobility is key. 

Enter ROBEL's powerful lineup of battery tools designed specifically for rail to complement your existing arsenal and tackle those smaller jobs safely and with ease. Not only does their reduction of cords increase operator safety and mobility, but they also support sustainability efforts by decreasing the reliance on traditional fuel sources and carbon emissions from the job site.

1– ROBEL ROCUT 16" Battery-Powered Rail Saw

This rail saw yields up to 16 rail cuts per battery charge.
Features & Benefits:
  • Cut rail from both sides without removing saw from rail
  • Can use on flat bottom, grooved crane and 3rd rail
  • Sturdy aluminum articulated arm with Hardox claw
  • Multi-drive technology: One machine, multiple drive options
  • Reduced-weight, ergonomic design
  • Fits Norton Abrasives cutting wheels

2– ROBEL ROSPIKE Battery-Powered Spike Driver

Drive spikes in less than 5 seconds with little hand-arm vibration.
Features & Benefits:
  • Vibration decoupling system - low HAVs
  • No pre-drilling of holes necessary
  • Ergonomic handle
  • LED lighting

3– ROBEL ROXTRACT Battery-Powered Spike Puller

This battery-powered spike puller is powered by a Milwaukee M18 1” Impact Wrench.

Features & Benefits:
  • Removes spikes from wood ties
  • High traction power up to 7.5 tons
  • Enclosed design provides increased safety

4– ROBEL ROTAMP Battery-Powered Vertical Tamper

Tamp and compact ballast with minimal hand-arm vibration thanks to its patented 2-level vibration decoupling.

Features & Benefits:
  • Won’t damage ballast or ties 
  • Requires little effort by the operator - Low operator stress
  • Replaceable tamping head with a reduced diameter ideal for heavily compacted ballast
  • Great for places with restricted space (switches, tunnels, bridges, etc.)
  • Quiet & reduced-weight

5– ROBEL RODRILL Battery-Powered Rail Drill

This portable rail drill will drill holes in rail in as little as 30 to 60 seconds.

Features & Benefits:
  • Manual feed for single-man operation
  • Low vibration & quiet
  • Economical coolant consumption due to spring-loaded valve
  • Coolant flows through drill spindle & drill bit and coolant reservoir equipped with pressure pump
  • LED light illuminates work area

6– ROBEL ROBORE Battery-Powered Tie Drill

This light, portable tie drill for drilling wooden and synthetic ties is powered by a Milwaukee M18 1” Impact Wrench.

Features & Benefits:
  • Universally adjustable for right & left handed operators
  • Depth & depth stop can be adjusted on scale quickly without the use of any tools
  • Drill can be changed quickly without the use of any tools


7– ROBEL ROMPACT Battery-Powered Impact Wrench

This battery-powered impact wrench has a 90° adjustable handle that reduces stress to the operator. 

Features & Benefits:
  • Height of 90° flexible handle can be adjusted as well
  • Low vibration operation
  • Up to 600 tightening cycles per charge

8– ROBEL ROGRIND Battery-Powered Profile Grinder

A battery-powered profile grinder for grinding welding joints and reprofiling the complete rail head that can also be used in switches and for grinding grooved rail and crane rail. 

Features & Benefits:
  • Interchangeable guiding system for multiple applications
  • Quick lock provides easy changing of cup wheel
  • Non-projecting carrying handles for easy transport & storage
  • Choice between battery power or power pack
  • At least 60 minutes of continuous grinding

9– ROBEL ROSAW Battery-Powered Band Saw

Cut rail with precision with this portable band saw.

Features & Benefits:
  • Vibration-free operation
  • Easy band replacement
  • Use independent of climate and topography
  • ROBEL patented 4-roller technology

<<View our ROBEL North America Tools Catalog>>

*Much of our battery tools are only available for purchase through our customer service department. For any questions or inquiries on our large selection of battery tools, give us a call 630-766-5708 or contact us here.________________________________________________________________


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