Drop tables are used for the easy removal of wheel sets, traction motors/combos and full trucks/bogies of freight cars, transit vehicles and locomotives.


Handling Specialty offers both the well known Whiting brands and their own Handling Specialty designs of equipment ranging from 15 to 125 ton capacities.

To the right are samples of our various sizes and capacities. From left to right, top to bottom:

1. 5 ton hydraulic for freight car and transit vehicle wheel set change out

2. 20 ton Whiting screw type for freight car and transit vehicle wheel set change out

3. 50 ton Whiting screw type for locomotion traction motor/combo change out

4. 50 ton Handling Specialty screw type for locomotive traction motor/combo change out

5. Split rail system for freight car and transit vehicle wheel set change out 

6. Monorail screw type for truck/bogie change out

7. 50-125 ton Whiting screw type for full truck/bogie change out

Sample videos can be viewed below for further clarity on the individual equipment functions

For further information on the above equipment and/or to discuss your specific drop table application please contact rbreznik@handling.com 


  • Drop Table 1 5 ton table SM thumb
  • Drop Table 2 20 ton need to remove the Canpotex name thumb
  • Drop table 3 50 ton thumb
  • Drop tables 4 Handling 50 ton thumb
  • Drop table 7 Split rail SM thumb
  • Drop table 6 mono rail SM thumb
  • Drop Tables 5 80 100 125 ton thumb