Rail Sanding Systems

Complimentary to our rail wash / maintenance facilities, Hydro-wash is also able to offer locomotive sanding systems for provisioning and service areas. We offer a wide range of systems as follows:


  • Simple two-silo gravity systems
  • Fully enclosed two overhead multi-point gravity feed systems
  • Bulk Silo with feed to travelling hopper systems
  • Pneumatic feed to multi-point loadout
  • Multiple overhead roof-mounted silos for sanding up to six locomotives simultaneously
  • Multiple free-standing silos for sanding two and three locomotive consists simultaneously
  • Portable units with fully self-contained pneumatic feed
  • Portable units with gravity feed