Ballast Tools Equipment Products (BTE)

15 Goodwin Dr
Festus, MO 63028

About Ballast Tools Equipment Products (BTE)

Ballast Tools Equipment (BTE) provides high-performance specialty equipment for railroad track maintenance and construction. Hi-rail machines and attachments designed by BTE are used worldwide serving large railroads, short lines, and contractors.

For more than 30 years, BTE has been developing specialty railroad construction equipment to answer the challenging demands of

track maintenance. The BTE machine fleet of hi-rail excavators and backhoes has productive attachments including Undercutters, Mulchers, Tampers, Tie Handlers, Culvert Cleaners and Snow Blowers. BTE’s equipment is designed for a wide range of construction and maintenance activities coupled with quick on/off rail capabilities for flexibility, mobility, and productivity with limited track time.

BTE leases and sells equipment, provides excellent customer service, on-site start up, and operator training. Service continues after the sale with our talented BTE Field Service team. Call BTE today for powerful hi-rail equipment, specialty attachments, and innovative solutions.

BTE is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

BTE is headquartered in Festus, Missouri, USA with sales locations around the world.

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Products by Ballast Tools Equipment Products (BTE)

By Ballast Tools Equipment Products (BTE)

The BTE-329 is a heavyweight Hi-Rail machine with substantial horsepower and lifting capacity. It can be rapidly deployed on rail and then crawl off-track for more versatility or to clear up for train traffic. The exclusive BTE four-wheel drive Hi-Rail system provides useful on-track mobility... Read more »

By Ballast Tools Equipment Products (BTE)

The BTE-325 is an extremely productive combination of size, power, lift capacity, and maneuverability for a Hi-Rail excavator. The BTE-325 can be rapidly deployed on rail and easily jumps off-track for more versatility or to allow train traffic to pass. The exclusive BTE four-wheel drive Hi-Rail... Read more »

By Ballast Tools Equipment Products (BTE)

The nimble BTE-313 Hi-Rail Excavator is a flexible performance machine for challenging railroad spot maintenance conditions. Its weight and size make it very easy to mobilize to work sites. Work on rail or travel with BTE’s exclusive Hi-Rail system. It can quickly jump off rail and clear up for... Read more »

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