Speed Control

E-160 Retarder

Trackside Services, Inc.’s electromechanical E-160 retarder is available both new and remanufactured.  This retarder design is an enhanced version of the original GRS E-Series car retarder.  This retarder has enhancements in several key areas to allow for more reliable and lower maintenance operation.


  • Parts compatible with all existing designs
  • Low maintenance operation
  • Precise speed control reduces costly damage
  • Hydraulic mechanism available in any power voltage
  • Synthetic wear pads for longer equipment life