5 models of vertical and horizontal capstan pullers


  • Pull range from 2,500 to 7,800 pounds
  • Handle up to 5 railcars on straight and level track
  • Electrical controls and accessories can be supplied with all units.


  • Inexpensive and dependable
  • Horizontal units can be controlled wirelessly from handheld station
  • Vertical units can be controlled with a footswitch

How it works

Vertical drum: Operator attaches hook to railcar and manually snubs rope on capstan with sufficient tension for proper operating pull.

Horizontal Drum: The rope is attached to the drum which eliminates the need for snubbing and reduces handling of the rope.

Brochure Railcar and Barge Handling - EN Download

Previously viewed products