Measuring

VOSSLOH has completed an audit of the track on the 13km light rail network in Le Havre, France, operated by Porte Océane Transport (CTPO), a subsidiary Transdev, to determine its…
GERMANY’s infrastructure manager DB Network has signed a three-year framework ultrasonic rail inspection agreement with Gleistechnik Süd, a subsidiary of Vossloh. There is an an option to extend the agreement…
AN onboard optical-fibre track monitoring system developed by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is being installed on the two original lines of the Singapore metro.
BALFOUR Beatty has purchased Omnicom Engineering, a British company specialising in on-board video and laser surveying, inspection and monitoring systems, for an undisclosed sum.
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: HUNGARIAN State Railways (MÁV) presented its new FMK-008 track condition measurement train at InnoTrans, the first time it has been publicly displayed outside Hungary.
Trials in the United States, Canada and Australia of autonomous track geometry measurement systems installed on revenue service vehicles are showing significant reductions in cost and time to assess track…
MERMEC, Italy, announced at the WCRR congress in Milan that it has been awarded a €100m 10-year contract by the Finnish Transport Agency (Liikennevirasto) for the inspection and monitoring of…
SAN FRANCISCO Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart) has awarded Mermec, Italy, a contract to supply a self-propelled track recording and inspection vehicle to monitor infrastructure on its 167km network.
IRJ at Railway Interchange: Frauscher is expanding its product range by offering a sensor with an open analogue interface alongside its wheel detection systems.
Traditionally contacting sensors and survey devices have been used to measure track displacement during construction on or close to track infrastructure. However, Arthur Kappers, switch systems specialist at Prorail, and…
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