Railroad Trucks


“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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Gallery of Previously Upfitted Railroad Units
Related Product Gallery of Railroad Trucks
3510 Cummings Road
Chattanooga, TN 37419

550 Discovery Place
Mableton, GA 30126

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