Manual welding is one of the most complex procedures in the production of continuous welded rails. The fault potential is high; the handling of molten steel and the usually unergonomic posture of the welder leads to an increased risk of injury and frequently causes long-term health damage. Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) leads to a considerable improvement in safety, productivity and economic efficiency – provided it is applied correctly. Automation of this procedure with the use of robots raises the work quality and safety to a new level. Robel will put these benefits to the track from September 2020.
Since 1901 ROBEL has developed, manufactured and supplied track construction machines with a claim for safety and economic efficiency. This drives around 500 employees at the ROBEL premises in Freilassing, Germany, to create powerful machines and systems and deliver good service for the construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure systems all over the world.
Railway-News magazine Issue 4 Track & Infrastructure edition, November 2022: Robel - ROWRENCH 30.76 E³ Self-Learning. Strong. Emission-Free.
Railway-News magazine Issue 2, June 2022: ROBEL - Emission-Free Track Maintenance.
The E³ battery range is ROBEL's contribution to climate protection and safety. Powerful battery technology meets reliable mechanics.
Railway-News magazine Issue 5, November 2021: Robel - Robel E³ Battery Technology: Economic. Ecologic. Ergonomic.
Railway-News magazine Issue 4, September 2021: ROBEL - ROMILL – The New Way of Rail Treatment.
ROBEL ROCLEAN – A Clean Solution – New Methods of Railway Infrastructure Cleaning. How can track cleaning be made systematic?
From Old to New: Retrofits for Track Maintenance Vehicles. This article illustrates the range of services and the benefits of so-called “retrofits”.
This article shows how battery technology already plays an important role in hand-guided track construction machines and looks at their future potential.
As the number of running trains is increasing, construction windows for track maintenance are getting smaller and smaller. Track construction and maintenance ma...
The 30.73 PSM precision wrench provided its first proof of performance on the Kassel-Hanover high-speed line in April 2016. After nine months of widespread fiel...
Robel Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH will supply a ROMIS mobile maintenance train for operation on the Tuen Ma Line and East Rail Line.
Robel has recently handed over a railway maintenance train to Deutsche Bahn Netz AG in Duisburg, Germany's first.
Wolfgang R. Fally, CEO of Robel, handed over the world's first hybrid milling train to Thomas Blechinger, President & CEO of Plasser American.
Robel Group division Robel Rail Automation pursues development projects in the automation of maintenance processes of the railway infrastructure.
Deutsche Plasser Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH and Robel’s business unit Service & Support (S&S) are now one unit: Plasser Robel Services GmbH (PRS).
Robel and their partners Schweerbau International and Vogel & Plötscher will deliver a rail treatment system to Plasser American Corporation.
Robel will supply six four-axle work vehicles for maintenance work in tunnels to the Munich municipal utilities company Stadtwerke München GmbH.
Robel has adopted Plasser & Theurer's E3 brand for products that live up to high environmental standards.
Strategic Cooperation for Rail Treatment: Robel Holding Acquires Stake In Schweerbau International GmbH & Co. KG (SBI).
Roclean: Robel has been awarded a tender by Austrian network operator Wiener Linien for track bed cleaning on the Vienna underground network.
Robel introduces the ROMITAMP 2.0, an advanced version of the lightweight agile mini tamper to complement its larger tamping fleet.
With machine demonstrations in 10 German cities, Robel offers an alternative to the traditional fixture in the track construction calendar.
JR East takes delivery of the company's first Robel Mobile Maintenance System. There was a traditional opening ceremony at the Ueda depot.
Following the formation of companies in France & the USA in 2019, Robel establishes a strategic foothold in Shanghai for the Chinese market.
The ROREXS rail exchange system from Robel is one of the world’s leading machines for the delivery and collection of long welded rails.
With its IRIS rev3.1 certification, Robel is so far the only railway maintenance machine company to meet the requirements defined by UNIFE.
Management Change at Robel Business Unit Service & Support. Karl Oberreiter follows Richard Strauss as Director of Business Unit.
These will be the last tamping machines of this variant that Robel will produce as progress is made on the next phase in tamper technology.
Over 500 rail infrastructure experts attended the ROBEL in-house exhibition to engage in the current topics of track maintenance.
Robel is establishing close proximity to the market and the customer by setting up a separate company, Robel North America Corporation.
From 10 July 2019 the Robel Holding GmbH (formerly Deutsche Plasser Holding GmbH) hold 80 percent of the newly founded Robel France SAS.
For over 100 years Robel's principal business has been the design and construction of railway maintenance and renewal machines and systems.
The Robel Solution: Robotics in Track Maintenance. Already well established as a specialist in the design and construction of railway...
Network Rail recently decided to invest in two new Robel ROMITAMP tamping machines which are scheduled for delivery in autumn this year.
Robel is renowned expert for the rail loading process: For 60 years, the company has been engineering loading trains for network...
Leading railway infrastructure maintainers from across the globe are increasingly turning to Robel’s Mobile Maintenance System to improve...
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