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Overhead Maintenance Vehicle

Aveng Rail has developed overhead maintenance machines know as overhead maintenance vehicles (OMV). These machines are specifically designed for short track occupation slots to perform maintenance on the catenary and contact wire.

Operation capabilities

  • The machine can be off-tracked on any standard off-tracking platform
  • The machine is equipped with elevating platforms designed to enable OHTE staff to reach most places safely and with ease
  • The machine is equipped with cherry picker that is fitted to a telescopic crane
  • The hydraulic crane is of sufficient capacity to pick up masts, booms and other items
  • A hydraulic catenary support mast enables the catenary to be suspended for the changing of suspension equipment, insulators and steady arms
  • An electronic measuring system displaying contact wire stagger and height is fitted to aid maintenance staff
  • The measuring system can be used on live 3kV DC and 25kV AC electrified lines
  • The OMV is built on a modular basis enabling the client to request different configurations to meet specific requirements