ARS is a manufacturer of next generation switch machines and provides advanced technology, low life cycle cost, yard automation systems. The switch machines, YM-16 yard machine, HSM-17 high speed hump machine and the ML-18 mainline machine, are all trailable WITHOUT damage, require ZERO maintenance and operate on a 12 volt battery. ARS yard automation systems include the Pathfinder control system which is Linux based so no annual maintenance fees are required. Customers can manage the program or ARS will support. All systems supplied are supported by ARS regardless of manufacturer.