Meadoweld Machine Inc.

Production Rail Saw

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Production Rail Saws

Our new generation of Production Rail Saws offer versatility in portable, abrasive rail cutting:

  • Extra heavy-duty construction for years of dependable service.

  • Superior spark retention (abrasive cutting sparks are confined to the track center under the machine).

  • Equipped to use a 28-inch abrasive saw blade.

  • Optional Pendant controlled Power Feed System that improves blade life and virtually eliminates operator fatigue.

  • Optional Power Assist Kit enabling the operator to move the saw to the next cut at a walking speed using a pendant control

  • 180° saw head rotation, eliminating machine turning (Model RS-98).

  • Air-cooled diesel engine.

  • Increased fuel capacity.

RS-98 Nu-Bear Rail Saw

RS-98 Nu-Bear Rail Saw


RS-98 Nu-Bear Rail Saw:

Meadoweld Machine Inc. Model RS-98 “Nu-Bear” Diesel Powered 26”-28” Abrasive Production Rail Saw with 180∞ Rotating Saw Head and Manual Feed.  Optional Pendant Controlled Power Feed and Power Assist Kit.

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Includes the following features:

  • Tier 4 Hatz 3H50TIC, 49 horsepower, air-cooled, 3-cylinder diesel engine.

  • Engine L.E.D.’s including hour meter.

  • Heavy-duty 12 volt electric starter and 60 AMP alternator charging system.

  • Heavy-duty tie down rings for ease of transport.

  • Patented oscillation rail cutting system to reduce area of abrasive wheel contact assuring a safe and efficient operation.

  • “Posi-Lock” for quick and accurate saw head location

  • 14-inch diameter cast rail wheels mounted on extra heavy-duty 1-11/16 inch axles with double row “Timkin” roller bearings and disk type parking brake.

  • Manual spark arrestor (both sides) with spark deflecting belly pan.

  • Weatherproof and lockable storage box for abrasive wheels.

  • Center lifting bale for crane handling.

  • Quick action adjustable rail clamps designed to accommodate all rail sizes.

  • Master switch mounted in lockable enclosure.

  • Quick action abrasive wheel guard for ease of blade replacement.


RS-100 Rail Saw

Meadoweld Machine Inc. Model RS-100 Diesel Powered 26”-28” Abrasive Production Rail Saws with Manual Feed - cuts on one side of the track.

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Includes the following features:

  • Tier 4 Hatz 3H50TIC, 49 horsepower, air-cooled, 3-cylinder diesel engine.

  • Engine L.E.D.’s including hour meter.

  • Heavy-duty 12 volt electric starter and 60 AMP alternator charging system.

  • Heavy-duty tie down rings for ease of transport.

  • Patented oscillation rail cutting system to reduce area of abrasive wheel contact assuring a safe and efficient operation.

  • 14-inch diameter cast rail wheels mounted on extra heavy-duty 1-11/16 inch axles with double row “Timkin” roller bearings and disk type parking brake.

  • Manual spark arrestor (both sides) with spark deflecting belly pan.

  • Weatherproof and lockable storage box for abrasive wheels.

  • Center lifting bale for crane handling.

  • Quick action adjustable rail clamps designed to accommodate all rail sizes.

  • Master switch mounted in lockable enclosure.

  • Quick action abrasive wheel guard for ease of blade replacement.


RS-96 "Grizzly" Rail Saw

Meadoweld's Model RS-96 "Grizzly" is a 70 horsepower, diesel-powered 26-28 inch abrasive rail saw with power feed. Operator fatigue is reduced and blade life is extended with the pendant control cutting system. A smooth, 4-speed power feed with rapid return places the operator in a safe position away from the cutting area. Designed for high production rail gangs and in-track welding (cut and drag operations), its' "silent-pac" diesel engine supplies ample power to cut any size rail in less than 25 seconds. A patented oscillating system and all heavy-duty features are included.

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Includes the following features:

  • Hatz 4M41Z, 65 horsepower, air-cooled, 4-cylinder diesel engine.

  • Engine L.E.D.’s including hour meter.

  • Heavy-duty 12 volt electric starter and 60 AMP alternator charging system.

  • Heavy-duty tie down rings for ease of transport.

  • Patented oscillation rail cutting system to reduce area of abrasive wheel contact assuring a safe and efficient operation.

  • 14-inch diameter cast rail wheels mounted on extra heavy-duty 1-11/16 inch axles with double row “Timkin” roller bearings and disk type parking brake.

  • Manual spark arrestor (both sides) with spark deflecting belly pan.

  • Weatherproof and lockable storage box for abrasive wheels.

  • Center lifting bale for crane handling.

  • Quick action adjustable rail clamps designed to accommodate all rail sizes.

  • Master switch mounted in lockable enclosure.

  • Quick action abrasive wheel guard for ease of blade replacement.