Remote-Controlled Cut-Lever

ACT Cutlever
The cut-lever mechanically unlocks the coupler allowing separation of cars from the locomotive or from the other cars. 

GOALS:

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

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


ACT Cutlever DiagramFor more information please contact:

Monique.Steward@dot.gov  202-493-6358
John.Punwani@dot.gov  202-493-6369