“Had the pleasure of working with Cherokee Truck Equipment for 14 years, all sorts of truck configurations and sizes. Top notch Assembly Personnel and Management ready to Produce quality up-fit and fabrication special service vehicles for both on rail and highway. In my personal opinion, Cherokee was the premier truck assembly facility for Norfolk Southern Railway, producing over 1 thousand vehicles for Rail Road service throughout the country.”
Joel Shipp – Fleet Manager, Quality Assurance and Technical Supervisor Norfolk Southern Corp. (Retired).
For 30+ years, Cherokee Truck Equipment has specialized in the niche industry segment of Railroad Operation Trucks & Utility Vehicles.
Our capabilities include custom engineered designing & manufacture of Maintenance of Way Vehicles, Track and Signal Service Trucks, Wheel Changers, Rotary Dump Trucks, Railroad Cranes, Magnetic Attachments and more. Our experienced technical staff can mount Hi-Rail Gear (also known as High-Rail Gear, Hy-Rail Gear, Railgear, etc.) on just about any type of Truck, Utility Vehicle or Heavy Equipment product on the market.
We have upfitted high volumes of both Rail & Road Operational Vehicles for User Groups with the most demanding requirements. Previous customers include Class-I (Class 1) Railroads, Regional & Shortline Railroads, Metropolitan Transit Commuter Railroads, & Railroad Contracting & Engineering Firms.
The cornerstone of our business model is supplying the Toughest, Highest Performing & Safest Railgear Equipped Trucks & Vehicles on the market, to precisely match the exact requirements & specifications of our customers; utilizing equipment & components from elite manufacturers including: Auto Crane, FASSI, Knapheide, National Crane, NorthShore Manufacturing, Harsco Track Technologies, Diversified Metal Fabricators – Atlanta and G & B Specialties (RAFNA) Railgear.
Railroad Application Truck & Utility Vehicles from Cherokee Truck Equipment
Keeping you on the right track to get the job done!
Don’t forget we can also completely service your railgear & conduct FRA-Certified Hi-Rail Inspections at either of our two shops!
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