Universal ballast spreading and profiling machine USP 4000 SWS

Track-laying – Profiling

Technology Park
Technology Park

The USP 4000 SWS universal ballast spreading and profiling machine form the required standard ballast profile in tracks and points. It has two cabins, a dust suppressor system and a silo for collecting ballast. It is one of the first profiling machines to meet the requirements of the “Technical Specification for Interoperability relating to the Vehicle – Noise Subsystem” (TSI Noise 2015).

Universal ballast spreading and profiling machine USP 4000 SWS Grafik

Functional Characteristics

  • One-pass-technology with 5 msilo
  • New cabin design with increased ergonomics, optimal view of all work units
  • Machine control system Plasser Intelligent Control P-IC 2.0
  • Divided middle plow, especially for tracks with line conductors
  • Pre-programmed plow position at the push of a button, ballast distribution in any direction possible

Technical specifications

Overall weight 62 t
Length over buffers 19.140 mm
Number of axes 4
Engine output ca. 470 kW
Maximum speed in train formation 100 km/​h
Maximum self-propelled speed 100 km/​h

Performance parameters

Track maintenance performance max. 1.800 m/​h
Track renewal performance max. 1.400 m/​h
Working radius ≥ 150 m
Running radius ≥ 120 m
Working in cant max. 180 mm