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February 9, 2024

Torrent Trackside Introduces Husqvarna K1 PACE

Torrent Trackside Introduces Husqvarna K1 PACE

Torrent Trackside proudly announces the acquisition of the world's first integrated battery-powered rail cutter, the Husqvarna K1 PACE. Developed by the esteemed Swedish tool manufacturer over several years, this innovation is a transformation of the widely recognised K1270 rail disc cutter, setting new industry standards and winning acclaim for its exceptional industrial design.

The K1 PACE Design Excellence

Husqvarna's K1 PACE has earned the prestigious Red Dot award for outstanding industrial design, marking its exceptional craftsmanship and innovation. This battery-powered rail cutter represents a leap forward in the evolution of rail cutting technology, offering unparalleled efficiency and versatility.

Powerful Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

At the heart of the K1 PACE is the slot-in B750X 94V lithium-ion battery, strategically positioned near the tool's center. This placement ensures optimal cooling, well-balanced weight distribution, and protection against contamination. The battery delivers remarkable power, enabling the tool to perform approximately five cuts before requiring a recharge.

Fast Charging for Uninterrupted Operations

To enhance operational efficiency, the K1 PACE comes equipped with a fast charger, capable of recharging the lithium-ion battery in just one hour. This quick turnaround time ensures that the rail cutter is ready for action swiftly, minimising downtime and maximizing productivity on the tracks.

Advancements Over Industry Standard

As an evolution of the widely adopted K1270 rail disc cutter, the K1 PACE brings advancements that elevate rail cutting capabilities. Its integrated battery power not only offers enhanced convenience but also contributes to a cleaner and more sustainable operation on the tracks.

Efficient Cooling and Weight Distribution

The strategic positioning of the lithium-ion battery near the center of the tool serves a dual purpose of efficient cooling and optimal weight distribution. This design feature ensures that the K1 PACE operates at peak performance, even under demanding conditions, setting a new benchmark for rail cutting tools.


The introduction of Torrent Trackside's Husqvarna K1 PACE marks a significant milestone in rail cutting technology. With its integrated battery power, award-winning design, and advancements over industry standards, this rail cutter is set to redefine efficiency and sustainability in rail maintenance. As Torrent Trackside leads the way in adopting cutting-edge tools, the industry can anticipate enhanced performance and streamlined operations on the tracks.

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