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Remote-Controlled Cut-Lever

A remote-controlled cut-lever.The cut-lever mechanically unlocks the coupler allowing separation of cars from the locomotive or from the other cars. 


  • Increase crew safety by eliminating the need for manual operation of cut-lever
  • Retain normal, manual cut-lever operations capability



A digital rendering of a remote-controlled cut-lever.Features:

  • Push button or remote, automatic cut-lever operation
  • Positive feedback of lock lift position 
  • Overlays on existing equipment
  • Relies on existing air supply for actuation with minimal electrical requirements

For more information please contact:  202-493-6358  202-493-6369