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Keeping vegetation under control

18 Jul 2011

UK: Network Rail has taken delivery of the first of three LUF Bushfighter automated vegetation clearance machines from Austrian supplier Rechner's GmbH.

Equipped with a 75 kW four-cylinder turbocharged Deutz powerpack, the vehicle is controlled remotely and can operate on embankments at an angle of up to 45°. It can also be used to carry forestry tools to difficult locations.