Budimex has received the latest UNIMAT tamping machine

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During the TRAKO 2021 International Trade Fair, the latest UNIMAT 09-4×8/4s Dynamic tamping machine manufactured by Plasser & Theurer was officially presented and received by Budimex Kolejnictwo S.A. The ceremonial handover of the commemorative plaque was attended by Max Theurer, the owner of Plasser&Theurer, and Jarosław Żyliński, the president of Budimex Kolejnictwo S.A.

Unimat 09-4×8/4s Dynamic is the largest and most modern high-performance track machine manufactured in Europe, used for tamping both tracks and turnouts. The integrated two DGS units also allow for dynamic stabilization of the track immediately after it has been bumped. The machine is almost 50 meters long and weighs 189 tons!

This tamping machine, another high-performance track work machine at Budimex Kolejnictwo S.A., has joined m.in. to the recently received new USP 2010 SWS ballast profiling machine. At the moment, the machine park includes, among others: 3 tamping machines, 2 ballast profilers, a dynamic track stabilizer, a diesel locomotive, a hydraulic draisine, a two-way rail welding machine, 60 specialized wagons and many other machines.

In total, Budimex will have over 80 units of rolling stock and track machinery. The cost of the investment in the new equipment is PLN 129 million.