Electro-hydraulic rail vehicle lifting equipment

The World's first since 2002


Nordlift features and benefits

  • Column capacity TH 5–40t, TR 8–50 t. Max number of columns 28
  • One lifting jack is suitable for all types of rail vehicles: for different type and for different manufacturers locomotives, wagons and full trains combinations
  • Working time savings of up to an hour per every lifting cycle

Increase your productivity

Nordlift Touch ™ control system help you to set the lifting anvil easy and accurate to the manufacturer's recommended lifting point. Each column has push buttons or remote control for this setting drive.

Each column send load and height data to the central unit. PLC at the central unit use this as a so-called zero level. When lifting up the column set, you do see from the central unit information like: Columns lifting height compared to the zero level, fault diagnosis, etc.

Nordlift TH -lifting speed is a class of its own compared to the mechanical lifts. In practice, it has been noticed that Nordlift TH lifting jacks do save lot of working time: 1 hour per lifting cycle.

More working space, easy to move

Nordlift lifting jacks are with very compact structure. Thefore you do have more space for the work itself. The columns are moved on the rails or on the concrete floor, either by hand or by an electric motor.

Each pillar is an independent electro-hydraulic power unit. The columns are interconnected with cables containing control data and the electric motor input current. Patch cords do not have to drag around the object to be lifted, so that space remains free.

Maintenance free construction, long life product.

Nordlift TH -with hardly no wearing components compared to mechanical lifting jacks. This means long life cycle and low maintenance costs. One day service per year is sufficient.

One lift for the whole fleet

Nordlift-lifting jacks are equipped with an electrically or manually adjustable lifting anvil or with lifting point specific adapters. As a result, one and the same lifting jack is suitable for entire train combination and metro trains, track machines, locomotives and so on - regardless of manufacturer, model or age of the fleet.

Nordlift TH vehicle lifts capacity can be, for example, 20 x 20 TH = 400 tonnes (railway company) or 4 x TH 30 = 120 t (mining locomotive maintenance).

Safe in all circumstances

Nordlift Triple Safety System ™ means three time secured, continuous and automatic working safety system. Hydraulic lock valve, an independent working mechanical safety catch system and Parachute valve will keep the lift safely hold up under all circumstances.

Nordlift Level ™ - syncronization monitors the progress of the lifting/lowering and correct any differences between the columns with +/- 4 mm tolerance.

Noise level less than 70 db Noise level less than 70 db – no exposure to noise.

Lower power consumption and requirements

Nordlift Eco ™ technology allows for nearly 70% less power consumption. TH-column requires only a 1.5 kW - a lifting speed corresponding to the screw jack 4 kW. The result is a significantly lower connected load.

Lifting jack tailor-made for the workshop

Nordlift Oy delivered to VR's depot in Helsinki a set of lifting jacks from the TH-Series, which was tailor-made for lifting Stadler's trains. Stadler installers in Helsinki tested the lift and recommended these lifting jacks further for Stadler trains depot in Tallinn, Estonia too.

Nordlift is the first manufacturer in the world for electrohydraulic lifting jacks - since 2002. Nordlift electro-hydraulic jacks have been chosen already by a number of railway companies in Belgium, Greece, Estonia, Finland and Senegal.

Leading companies do trust on Nordlift quality.

Leading companies trust on Nordlift design and tailor made solutions; Alstom, ABB, Bombardier, Stadler, Valmet Automotive, VR Group and Wärtsilä. Our products meet the EU quality requirements, and the lifts only use European, high-quality components. Our planning, product development and manufacturing are all located in Sodankylä, in Finland – since 1978.



TH 5-40



Lifting capacity

5-40 t / column


800–2900 mm

Lifting speed

300-600 mm / min


1.5 to 2.2 kW / Column

The height of the lifting anvil, min.

240 mm

The height of the lifting anvil, max.

3250 mm


+ / – 4 mm

Transport system for the columns

Manually or electric driven

Protection class

IP 55

Lifting nose (Anvil)

Adjustable or fixed + adapters

Columns in one set, max.