Road-rail vehicle suitable for work on electrified railways
The Renault Geismar road-rail vehicle is mainly designed for various construction and maintenance tasks on electrified railways. Other suitable applications for these vehicles include lighting, portal and signal maintenance and installations, and various other tasks on electrified tracks. The vehicles have also been deployed for emergency clearing of storm damage.
This type of vehicle can easily be driven by road to the railroad crossing closest to the work site and from there on rails to the work site, using the rail wheels. The accessory equipment of these vehicles includes scissor lifts and Palfinger loader cranes.