FreightCar America awards ballast plow contract to Montana Hydraulics

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Montana Hydraulics has been awarded a contract to manufacture and deliver 54 bi-directional ballast plow units to FreightCar America. The current contract follows last year's order for 108 units.


Delivery and installation is scheduled to begin in July of 2013.

Della Ehlke, owner and general manager of Montana Hydraulics Rail Division stated, “We are proud to provide our bi-directional ballast plow for the latest BNSF ballast car build.”

Montana Hydraulics was established in 1998 and is located in Helena, Mont.

Categories: Ballast, Ties, Rail, Track Machinery