Other Equipment

While specialising in rail maintenance and construction, the foundation of RMS is being a plant hire company that offers reliable and practical equipment to a spectrum of industries with unique application needs.

The commitment of RMS to their customers is if they do not have it, they will get it for you.

Float / Semi Vehicles

Capacity range: 45 tonne
Make/Models within range: Kenworth, Volvo
Features and benefits: Able to transport all size plant to and from work sites.  Can cart long loads up to 27 metres (relevant State Road Authority permits may be required for some longer length roads).
Dry or Wet: Wet hire only

Tippers/ Truck and Dog

Capacity range: 6 to 10 metres
Make/Models within range: Hino, Mitsubishi, Scania, International, Volvo
Features and benefits: 3 way tipping
Application: Moving equipment and material.
Dry or Wet: Wet and Dry Hire (dry hire available for long term placement

Wheel Loaders

Capacity range: Up to 8 tonnes bucket capacity
Make/Models within range: Volvo L70 to L180
Features and benefits: Can be used for moving large amounts of spoil or material. Attachments allow for lifting of panels and carrying loads.
Dry or Wet: Wet and Dry hire
Possible Attachments: Bucket, Forks, Lifting Jib

Rail Shear

Capacity range: 60kg per metre
Make/Models within range: La Bounty
Features and benefits: Best utilised where a large number of cuts are required. Can cut rail in track prior to removal or post removal.
Dry or Wet: Wet Hire only

EWPs

Capacity range: Up to 22 metres reach
Make/Models within range: Tadano, Hino, Genie, Isuzu, International, Nifty
Features and benefits: Can be utilised for:

  • Overhead works on electrical power lines
  • Tree trimming
  • Under bridge inspections
  • All types of elevated work

Both bucket and platform type available.

Dry or Wet: Wet and Dry hire

Grader

Capacity range: 3 metre blade
Make/Models within range: Caterpillar
Dry or Wet: Wet Hire Only

Tractor

Capacity range: 1.8 metres
Make/Models within range: John Deere 6105R
Features and benefits: Ability to slash grass on flat ground or on embankments and through cuttings
Dry or Wet: Wet or Dry hire
Possible Attachments: Slasher, Slope Mower, Rotary Hoe

Crane Trucks

Capacity range: 3 to 6 metres
Make/Models within range: Mitsubishi Canter, Isuzu
Features and benefits: Moving equipment and material. Lifting loads onto vehicles.
Dry or Wet: Wet or Dry hire

Tray Trucks

Capacity range: 3 to 6 metres
Make/Models within range: Mitsubishi, Isuzu, International
Features and benefits: Has container locks for containers. Ability to carry work modules.
Application: Moving equipment and material.
Dry or Wet: Wet or Dry hire
Possible Attachments: Modules

Power Screen

Make/Models within range: McCloskey S130
Features and benefits: Screens spoil/dirty ballast on site in up to three different grades.
Application: Can clean ballast on site and return to the track. Provides significant savings by reducing need for new ballast.
Dry or Wet: Dry or Wet hire

Bins

Capacity range: 6 – 15 m3
Features and benefits: Bins can be used for scrap rail, rubbish or contaminated fill

Hook Truck

Capacity range: 12 tonnes
Make/Models within range: Man TGS35
Features and benefits: Used for the pick-up/drop off or moving of bins between sites
Dry or Wet: Wet Hire Only

Forklift

Capacity range: 2.1 tonne with rotator and 3 tonne 4.2 metre lift
Make/Models within range: Crown and Yale
Dry or Wet: Wet or Dry

Excavator

Capacity range: Hi Rail Wheeled Excavator Range: 13 – 21 tonnes. Hi Rail Tracked Excavator Range: 5 – 22 tonnes. Tracked Excavator Range (Non Hi Rail): 7 -45 tonnes.
Make/Models within range: Komatsu, Hitachi, Liebherr, Yanmar, Kobelco, CAT
Features and benefits: Utilised for all types of digging activities and loading of spoil into trucks. Can lift track panels or other loads into position
Dry or Wet: Wet Hire Only
Possible Attachments: View our attachments page for full range

Backhoe

Capacity range: JCB 3CX
Features and benefits: Versatile machine for the rail Industry with many applications
Dry or Wet: Wet or Dry hire
Possible Attachments: Various size buckets, hydraulic tamper, sleeper hook, rail clamps

Ute

Capacity range: 1 tonne
Make/Models within range: Toyota Landcruiser, Nissan Patrol, Ford Ranger
Features and benefits: Transport of people and equipment. Useful as a maintenance and inspection vehicle.
Dry or Wet: Wet or Dry hire

Agi Truck

Capacity range: 2.6 metres3
Make/Models within range: Hino
Features and benefits: Able to undertake concrete pours in close vicinity of track where road access is not available.
Dry or Wet: Wet hire only

NDD Truck

Capacity range: Up to 6 cubic metres
Make/Models within range: Hino, Isuzu, VacJet, Spoutvac
Dry or Wet: Wet Hire Only
Possible Attachments: Pipe and drain cleaner

Fuel Truck

Capacity range: 1,500 litres
Make/Models within range: Mitsubishi Canter
Features and benefits: Road/rail capable vehicle that can fuel “On Track” machines and plant in locations where road access is not available
Dry or Wet: Wet

Fire and Water Truck

Capacity range: 400 to 13,000 litres
Make/Models within range: Mitsubishi, Isuzu
Features and benefits:
  • Able to travel “On Track” and access areas where no road access is available.
  • Ability to get close to any hot works i.e. Aluminothermic welding and provide firefighting abilities during fire danger periods.
  • Dust suppression
Dry or Wet: Dry or wet Hire
Possible Attachments: Rear and side spray plus hoses for firefighting