Hitachi Hi-Rail Excavator (17 Tonne)

Available from RAM Equipment, the Hitachi Hi-Rail excavator is ideal for projects on rail lines and is certified to ARTC requirements.

  • Wheeled excavator with Hi-rail guidance system
  • Tilt-rotator quick hitch
  • Standard and broad gauge rail compliant
  • On rail directional lighting
  • Failsafe park brake
  • Derail bars
  • Height and slew system

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This product is customisable and made to order. Please complete the enquiry form below and our team will be in touch with options within 24 business hours. 


Built for purpose, the Hitachi Hi-Rail excavator (ZX170W-3), provides efficient power, productivity, and superior performance.

This 2019 Hi-Rail  17  tonne excavator built wheeled excavator can work in the rail corridor and is certified to ARTC requirements.

Attachments are also available to make your job a breeze.

Available attachments:

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




Sizes Available

17 Tonne – Hitachi ZX170W-3 Excavator

Dimensions & Weight

Overall Length: 8820mm
Overall Width: 2550mm
Overall Height: 3130mm
Operating Weight: 19500kg


Dig Reach: 10010mm
Dig Depth: 5430mm
Digging Radius: 9190mm


Emissions Standard: Stage IIIA
Average Fuel Burn: 10-13 l/hr

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