The extremely powerful BTE-450 Hi-Rail Backhoe features the high horsepower necessary to undercut effectively. The powerful machine can hi-rail to the job site with the handy tool carrier full of attachments to tackle challenging track maintenance and repairs.
This backhoe features a long reach extend-a-hoe and a hose reel to power hydraulic hand tools. The cab-operated BTE Hi-Rail System has a frame-mounted pivoting front axle. The BTE-450’s large capacity front bucket has a full range of motion while on the rail.
Hi-rail or road travel to undercut a challenging mud spot, then quickly exchange attachments to tamp or pull switch ties. The BTE-450 has the horsepower, lift capability, and reach to get the job done. With the exclusive BTE Attachment Recognition System and high-performance attachments, the BTE-450 Hi-Rail Backhoe is a powerful and productive rubber tire solution.
THE BTE ADVANTAGE
• BTE Tough and Reliable Hi-Rail Gear• BTE High-Performance Machine Control• BTE Attachment Recognition System• BTE Support for Training, Parts, and Service
• Power: Caterpillar 128 HP (96 kW) • Approximate Weight: 15.5 ton• Front Bucket Lift: Approximate 7,800 pounds, 1.75 yards• Four-foot extend-a-hoe with 26-foot reach• Rototilt 360 rotation and tilt attachment coupler• Rubber Tire Mobility for Speed and Versatility• Sure-Grip Joysticks for multi-function control• Caterpillar dealer network for parts and service