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Ballast Car 

Locomotive Remote Control

Wireless remote controls are installed on the hopper doors of ballast cars to control the loading and unloading of material.


  • Operators can control multiple ballast release doors, plows and other auxiliary functions
  • Operators can quickly select different hopper cars from the controller
  • Multiple operators can control ballast doors or auxiliary functions independently or simultaneously
  • Leverages the proven quality of Cattron's toggle controller
  • Operator can control up to 999 different cars from a single toggle controller

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Datasheets Locomotive Products


Toggle switches can be configured according to customer and operating specifications


Toggle switches control LED display which can be positioned on top or front of the controller

Ballast Car Selection

System allows user to select up to 999 ballast cars from a single controller


Simplified installation due to MCU mounted connector and simplified ballast car ID selection


Dust and watertight NEMA4 enclosure on the MCU

ISO Certification

Manufactured in an ISO 9001:2015 certified operation


Standard one-year product warranty

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