The Thomson MRH18 Adjustable Multi-Rail Lifter is designed for the handling of bulk deliveries of rail.

simple manual adjustment system allows the mechanism to be set for lifting rails with foot widths from 136mm(4.5″) to 153mm (6.5″) wide.

The device can be supplied in different configurations for handling bundles of 2 to 6 rails and a range of combiner beams is also available for handling mutliple packs.

Manual, pneumatic, hydraulic and electric actuated versions are available in all configurations.

These units are typically used in pairs on a spreader beam for handling rails up to 20m in length. For longer rail lengths Thomson Engineering Design can also supply spreader beams for multiple units.

Please contact our tehcnical department for full specifications.

MRH18 Adjustable multi rail handler for making railway path
  • Versatile and Robust Rail Bundle Handler
  • Low Whole-Life Costs
  • Full Factory Back-Up
  • 2-Rail
  • 4-Rail
  • 6-Rail
  • 3-Rail
  • 5-Rail


  • Manual Actuation
  • Electric Actuation
  • Hydraulic Actuation
  • Pneumatic Actuation


  • Spreader Beams
  • Combiner Beams for 2 or 3 Units
complete system of train track
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  • Adjustable from 136mm to 153mm Rail Foot Width
  • Available for 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6-Rail Bundles
  • Manual, Electric, Hydraulic or Pneumatic Operation
  • Single or Dual Point Lift Attachment
  • Electric Models Include Status Feedback Connections
  • Combiner and Spreader Beams Available