Installation works

640 HD

Since 2013, the Ahmed Jaffer & Company Ltd (AJCL) has represented SENNEBOGEN in Pakistan as a Sales and Service Partner. As one of the first sales successes, AGCL was able to deliver a new 640 HD duty cycle crawler crane to Pakistan Railways. Since 1947 the state Railway Company has been a vital artery of this vast country. Transport of large freight, as well as passenger traffic, runs over the railroad network, which also connects remote regions to the metropolitan centers. Local building yards handle ongoing maintenance and service of railway lines. In this regard the priority was to find a reliable, flexible crane capable of handling high safe working loads, and that also offers safe stability in the rough terrain on the railway embankment. Due to the long reach of approximately 12 m, and the two, strong 12 kN winches, ultimately the decision was made for the SENNEBOGEN 640 HD duty cycle crawler crane. In addition to logistics at the building yards, the machine is also used as a lifting device for new construction and extension of the railway lines. Currently a second parallel railway line of approximately 200 km is under construction between the cities, Sahiwal and Lahore. With the flexible duty cycle crawler crane, the workers there are able to safely unload the long track elements and ultimately place them on the ballast bed.

The SENNEBOGEN 640 is equipped with a 168 kW diesel engine and telescopic undercarriage, as well as a reinforced track system. The comfortable Maxcab offers the operator an ideal overview and an ergonomic work environment. A camera system, including 7 color monitors, together with the extensive series production lighting package ensures an optimal all-around view.

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A SENNEBOGEN 640 HD duty cycle crawler crane is successfully used at Pakistan Railways for track construction and maintenance of the railway network.


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