The Rail Manipulator is a UGEARS’ model from the Mechanical Town Series. The set contains the Manipulator, two sections of rails, the shed under construction, two shipping crates with doors, crane, truck, and five characters. It is located in the river docks of Mechanical town nearby the Mechanical Wonder Works, or – as the local residents call it – the Robot Factory.
The Manipulator is a model in which the user can control the mechanical claw with three levers. The claw itself sits on a platform that can rotate manually or by a valve. The operator's cab, equipped with a protection lid and adjustable headlight, is found in the front part of the model.