Hitachi Hi-Rail Excavator (17T)

The Hitachi Hi-Rail excavator provides efficient power, productivity and superior performance. It is able to work in rail corridor and is certified to ARTC requirements. Attachments are available to suit.

  • Tilt-rotator quick hitch
  • Standard and broad gauge rail compliant
  • On rail directional lighting
  • Failsafe park brake
  • Height and slew restrictions available
  • Rail corridor ready

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Hitachi Hi-Rail Excavator

Built for purpose, this excavator (ZX170W-3), provides efficient power, productivity, and superior performance. This 2019 17 tonne built wheeled excavator can work in the rail corridor and is certified to ARTC requirements.


This model features tilt-rotator quick hitch, standard broad gauge rail compliance, on rail directional lighting, failsafe park brake, height and slew restrictions available, and is all rail corridor ready! Attachments are also available to make your job a breeze.

For more information on the Hitachi Hi-Rail, check out the specification sheet at the bottom of the page or visit the Hitachi Website.

RAM Equipment hire and sell excavators, get in contact with our team on 1800 726 000 or visit our excavator range.

Available attachments:

  • Tamper
  • Undercutter bar/ballast remover
  • Platypus
  • Octopus – 6 sleeper grab



Dimensions & Weight

Overall Length: 8,690 mm
Overall Width: 2,550 mm
Overall Height: 3,190 mm
Operating Weight: 16,600 kg
SWL: 1,180 kg


Dig Reach: 8,820 mm
Dig Depth: 4,960 mm
Digging Radius: 8,690 mm

Approximate Fuel Consumption


Transport Method

Low Loader


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