Address: PALFINGER Tail Lifts GmbH
Fockestraße 53
D-27777 Ganderkesee
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PALFINGER Passenger Systems for Wheelchair Users

PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and cost-effective lifting solutions. The combination of outstanding products, a strong customer focus and expert service ensures our customers Lifetime Excellence. Together with our customers we are shaping individual solutions worldwide and assist them through the life of the product and beyond.

The business unit Passenger Systems, based in Germany, has established itself over the past years in a leading position compared internationally. Worldwide trains, trams and busses, are equipped with fully automatic or half-automatic lifts and ramps of the known brands: MEDILIFT, MEDIRAMPE und TRAINLIFT. PALFINGER passenger lifts are intelligent and reliable means of mobility.

With over 30 years expertise in designing and manufacturing lifting solutions for passengers, wheelchairs and scooters, we never compromise on safety and quality. Count on us to provide you with a customised solution to your mobility needs.

Passenger Lifts for Rail

TRAINLIFTS for Regional and High-Speed Trains

For regional and high-speed trains special TRAINLIFTS are developed either for the original equipment or for redesign projects of existing vehicles. The lifting height of the TRAINLIFT from the platform to the vehicle floor can be up to 1400 mm. Particularly the swivel lift fits perfectly in high-speed trains with narrow doors like Velaro D, Eurostar, Zefiro or ICE 4, while the vertical lift, named TRV, is used in regional trains.

MEDILIFT for Trams and Buses

The MEDILIFT is very comfortable for the wheelchair user due the slight slope. This lift is installed in low floor trams and buses. It works fully automatic and can be used for nearly every station.

Hydraulic Lifting, Loading and Handling Systems

Established in 1932, the company PALFINGER is one of the leading international manufacturers of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems. As a multinational company group with its headquarters in Bergheim, Austria, PALFINGER has production and assembly sites in Europe as well as in North and South America. The company’s main guiding principle is to make customers throughout the world more successful.

Truck Mounted Knuckle-Boom Crane

The core product is the truck mounted knuckle-boom crane. The company is the world market leader in this segment. With over 5000 sales and service outlets in more than 130 countries on all five continents PALFINGER is always close to the customer no matter the location. This worldwide presence results in an optimal pre- and after-sales service tailor-made to the needs of each specific market.

In 2018, the company had 10,780 employees and a turnover of 1,615 Mio EUR.

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PALFINGER Swivellift TR 1000

Swivellift TR 1000

PALFINGER Casette lift for trams CL 300

Casette Lift for Trams CL 300

PALFINGER Column lift for trams SB 300

Column Lift for Trams SB 300

PALFINGER full automatic lift for buses LB 300

Full Automatic Lift for Buses LB 300



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