Rail and Transit


Herc Rentals understands the demands of our customers in the rail, maritime and port industries. With more than 50 years of specialized experience serving this segment, we know what’s required to meet the goals of our customers, whether it’s enhancing safety protocols or enabling greater efficiencies. As a partner with some of the largest transportation companies in the world, we’re confident we can support your equipment needs and deliver expert emergency and day-to-day solutions 24/7.




From general railyard and shipyard maintenance equipment to solutions that improve the efficiency of your operations, Herc Rentals has the gear you need to get it all done efficiently, effectively, and safely. Our equipment includes loaders, skid steers, backhoes, forklifts, cranes, booms and aerial work platforms, temporary heating and cooling, pumps, power generation, portable light towers, air compressors, specialized tools, trucks and utility vehicles. 

When you partner with Herc Plus

Your needs are met more effectively and efficiently than ever before.

Why Herc Rentals


With locations across North America, Herc Rentals offers a broad range of equipment that makes it easy for customers to get the gear they need when and where they want it. Additionally, with our qualified subject matter experts and 24/7 support, we’re confident our team can help improve safety and efficiencies at your port or railyard. 

Project and Tool Management

In this fully customizable solution, customers are provided with a trailer packed with the tools they need.