Rail Trailers

The Aries Rail trailer range includes flat top trailers up to 30t capacity with the following features as standard on many models:

  • Minimum design life of ten years.
  • Gauge convertible to allow operation on narrow, standard or broad gauge rail.
  • Deck size up to 8m x 2.4m.
  • Options for pivoting axle or spring suspension to allow compliance with twist-test requirements.
  • Insulated rail wheels.
  • Service and park brake system able to meet brake performance requirements in any load condition from empty to 30t.
  • Ringfeder, pintle hook or clevis type tow connection at one or both ends.
  • Directional lighting.
  • Forklift pockets.
  • Handrail receptacles.
  • Two integrated toolboxes.
  • Lifting lugs rated to the fully-laden trailer weight.
  • Certified drawbar.

As with all Aries Rail products, the rail trailer is supplied with a comprehensive engineering report, operators manual and maintenance manual. The level of engineering far exceeds that provided with any similar product currently available in the Australian market and provides confidence with a design life in excess of ten years.


Available options include:

  • Pivot axle or independent coil spring suspension.
  • Container locks.
  • Lashing rings and rope rails.
  • Access ramps.
  • Coupling at both ends.
  • In-floor storage bin.
  • Corner posts and hand rails.
  • Air or hydraulic brake system.

Complete Solutions

As Australia’s leading road-rail vehicle manufacturer, Aries Rail can supply the trailer with the hauling vehicle, tested and certified as a combination. Hauling vehicles may include heavy vehicles, excavators and loaders.