Solutions for
shunting processes

Shunting with experts

As an innovator and leading technology partner for highly versatile industrial and application solutions, Vollert is engaged in the development of highly economic shunting systems for connecting and secondary railway systems. We combine our passion and expertise with future-oriented ideas to efficiently and reliably structure logistics processes in the areas of cargo loading in refineries, mining operations, ports and cement factories – today and also in future.

Through this you will not merely receive our standard solution. For our customers, we will also develop a tailormade shunting and loading concept according to the track conditions, the type of goods and the necessary traction force.

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Road-rail Robot VLEX now up to 600 t tensile load

With a new model of the road-rail robot VLEX, Vollert extends its compact solution to shunting operations up to 600 tons. Twice as strong, but only 500 mm larger, the new VLEX 40 is also suitable for fast track changes in confined spaces. A swing axle guarantees permanent ground or rail contact of all four wheels, even on uneven ground. And thanks...

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Environmentally friendly coal loading at the new terminal in Riga

New terminals on the island of Krievu in Latvia form the modern infrastructure for loading coal in the port of Riga. Vollert supplied a DER 100 shunting robot to the terminal operator SIA STREK.

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Loading gravel fully automatically and environmentally friendly

In the quarry of the French building materials specialist Eqiom in the Bar-sur-Aube district, an energy-efficient fully automatic loading station ensures economical processes. For loading gravel, the wagons are constantly pulled through the filling station by an electrically operated KR 100 shunting robot.

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Tip and go: Loading by the cargo specialist Innofreight with shunting technology from Vollert

Innofreight Solutions GmbH from Austria has developed an innovative unloading station for the paper and packaging specialist, Mondi. As with voestalpine in Donawitz and at the Chvaletice power plant, Vollert's robust and energy-efficient shunting technology ensures reliable processes.

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Real endurance runners

Experience says otherwise - and yet, here is the fact: The 1,000-meter-long special ropes used in the two shunting systems with standard gauge pusher trucks from Vollert at the Russian refinery Slavneft-Yanos have done their job for 13 years - in spite of almost non-stop use and extreme temperature differences.

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Compact with a smart steering

With the newly developed VLEX road-rail robot, Vollert offers the finest solution for light shunting operation up to 300 tons: Extremely compact and flexible, battery-driven and exhaust-free, the small VLEX is suitable to change tracks fast in a very confined space.

Your contact

Jürgen Schiemer

Vice President

Telephone: +49 7134 52 232
Telefax: +49 7134 52 222