On-track Equipment

Tie Replacer SB60

The Tie Replacer SB60 is a tie replacement attachment designed to provide safe and efficient replacement of ties. The SB60 has innovative tilt and rotate functions which allow ties to be changed from both the middle and side of the track.

Designed for effective movement and recessing of the track ballast, this high performance tie replacer supports a versatile, high-output, cost effective and safe working method for track maintenance.

Technical Features

  • Fits most tie types
  • Available for a range of track gauges
  • A single attachment digs out, removes and replaces the tie to improve productivity
  • The Pandrol Automaster can be added to the Tie Replacer SB60 for swift and safe installation of Pandrol Fastclips or Pandrol Fastclip FE on the new tie


  • Can be tilted and rotated to allow maximum flexibility when replacing ties
  • Reduced manpower on track reduces safety risk
  • Redundant ties are removed from site easily and efficiently to leave a clear and tidy work site

Key Facts

Weight 1050 kg
Height 1000 mm
Depth 1300 mm
Blade width 2700 mm
Clamp force 6000 kg
Flywheel capacity 295 dNm
Network Rail Product Acceptance Number PA05/04237

Optional accessories

  • Automaster

    For auto clipping of Fastclip FC/FE fastening system

  • Bucket attachment
    Bucket attachment

    For removing ballast

  • Bucket attachment
    Bucket attachment

    For wet spots

Track Equipment

Tie Replacer SB60