Following assessment of units from several suppliers, Gibson Tru-Body was awarded a new contract – 26 of these to do. Custom designed specifically for Queensland Rail. Specifically for supervisors to shoot down the rail and do quick inspections & repairs etc. These units are decked out with multiple configurations with varying body types.
The PLC Control Systems incorporate all the necessary safety functions automatically, including warnings, buzzers, indicator lights on a touch screen set into the dash.
Units have 240V Inverter, Dash Camera, UHF Radio, Drivers Suspension Seat, Hydraulic operation of Rail Equipment. In a loss of power emergency they can even operate the rail gear with a manual pump to get the vehicle off rail. On-Off rail is typically at a level crossing and away they go !
Gibson Tru-Body specialises in the manufacture of steel framed light commercial truck bodies and associated metal fabricated products to all motor truck dealers in Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
Our products and services include Tipping Bodies; Vans; Service Bodies & Specialised Bodies; 1 Tonne Trays & Medium Trays; Tailgate Loaders; Cranes; Accessories – Towbars, Ute Lids & Toolboxes; Road Rail; Trailers; Tru-Step Commuter; Roadside Maintenance & Mine Vehicles.