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Introducing Our Newest Track Switch Heater

A simpler way for keeping switches clear in the most adverse conditions.

Railway Equipment Company’s full-line of switch heater products can be found across North America. Our focus is protecting switches from malfunctioning due to ice and snow in some of the harshest environments.

By leveraging the latest technology in sensing and control with time proven heating designs, we are able to provide innovative switch heater products that meet the operational needs of the railroad in a safe and efficient manner.

Our newest gas hot air blower switch heater is a complete unit, easier to operate and troubleshoot. Individual fault detection and temperature control has been combined in a simple, reliable, and affordable package.

All components have been selected for their more robust and reliable design and capability to withstand the most severe operating conditions.


Standard Features

• CSA listed U.S. and Canada
• 30” & 66” height above foundation
• Stainless steel burner
• Galvanized 9′ steel tie duct
• Two point nozzles
• Optional AC drive:
• Reduces startup current
• Energy efficient
• Duct nozzles
• Rodent screens
• Optional Rail-NET™
• Optional iHAB™


new switch heater drawing

New Switch Heater Facts

AC Drive Start-up currents don’t exceed run current; less strain on the electric grid
3-Phase MotorHigher reliability in cold weather
Electrical IsolationPrevents damage from lightning strikes
Robust Over Temperature DevicePrevents tie fires; more capable of standing up to harshest environments
Pressure SwitchVerifies airflow during start-up; no moving parts, less maintenance
By |2017-01-25T11:32:53-06:00Dec 18, 2016|