Ballast Tools Equipment (BTE)

Ballast Tools Equipment (BTE)

Ballast Tools Equipment (BTE) provides high-performance specialty equipment for railroad track maintenance and construction. Hi-rail machines and attachments designed by BTE are used worldwide serving large railroads, short lines, and contractors. For more than 30 years, BTE has been developing specialty railroad construction equipment to answer the challenging demands of track maintenance. The BTE machine fleet of hi-rail excavators and backhoes has productive attachments including Undercutters, Mulchers, Tampers, Tie Handlers, Culvert Cleaners and Snow Blowers. The innovative BTE Hi-Rail Skid Steer (HRSS) has unique accessories including a Spike Puller, Safeloc and E-Clip applicators, Rail Saw, and Dual Hydraulic Hand Tool Track Quality attachments. BTE’s equipment is designed for a wide range of construction and maintenance activities coupled with quick on/off rail capabilities for flexibility, mobility, and productivity with limited track time.

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100 Industrial Drive , Festus , MO 63028 USA
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Construction & Construction Materials
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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BTE’s hi-rail machines and unique attachments are used throughout North America and internationally, serving Class 1 railroads, short lines, and contractors.

At BTE, service continues after the sale with our talented Field Service team. In addition, our Customer Service group is experienced, dedicated, and knowledgeable for quality parts requirements. BTE offers on-site start-up and operator training. The customer satisfaction is our number one priority.

BTE leases and sells equipment, provides excellent customer service, on-site start up, and operator training. Service continues after the sale with our talented BTE Field Service team. Call BTE today for powerful hi-rail equipment, specialty attachments, and innovative solutions. BTE is ISO 9001:2015 certified. BTE is headquartered in Festus, Missouri, USA with sales locations around the world.


BTE provides on-site installation services and operator training for all of the machines and attachments that we lease and sell. If you require support or service for your BTE equipment, please contact us.


BTE is known for our top-notch customer service. Our knowledgeable team is here to support our customers every step of the way, both before and after the sale. From the home office to the field, we are here to help you solve your MOW needs.


The engineers at BTE can design custom machines or attachments specifically built per customer requirements. If you’re in need of custom engineering solutions, contact us today.