White Papers

Structural Weight Optimisation

TGM Lightweight Solutions

Topology optimisation is a method to find the most efficient material allocation for a given design space. Regarding important boundary conditions, such as load cases, attached structures and interfaces, it is possible to generate an ideal structure ...

Structural Weight Optimisation

TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications

DAMM Cellular Systems

Simplifying advanced communications for Public Transport. Meet the increased demands on safety and operational efficiency within large public transport systems with the TetraFlex TETRA radio infrastructure.

TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications

Modern Wheel Detection and Axle Counting

Frauscher Sensor Technology

Growing conurbations, increasing car park prices and not least rising fuel prices are pushing trams and underground railways increasingly to the forefront of urban and suburban rail transportation infrastructures.

Modern Wheel Detection and Axle Counting

Energy Solutions for Rail Applications

EnerSys

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications with the leading market share positions in North America and Europe and fast growing ones in Asia and the Middle East.

Energy Solutions for Rail Applications

State of the Art in Wheel Detection

Frauscher Sensor Technology

Frauscher Sensortechnik understands the challenge of developing inductive wheel sensors that can guarantee fail-safe, reliable wheel detection. However, while wheel detection systems are in use worldwide, the technology could still be improved.

State of the Art in Wheel Detection

Lat-Lon Railcar GPS Tracking and Monitoring

Lat-Lon

The Lat-Lon wireless GPS tracking and monitoring system provides all of the location and productivity information that you need to manage railcars.

Lat-Lon Railcar GPS Tracking and Monitoring

Advanced Technology for Railway Maintenance

Beijing YHD Railway Equipment

The Jiangsu production base of Beijing YHD Railway Equipment is a modern technology intensive machinery manufacturing and processing enterprise and located in the China Precision Machinery Manufacturing Machining Center, 'Golden Triangle' Changzhou a...

Advanced Technology for Railway Maintenance

Railway Construction and Maintenance Machines

Enerco

Konepaja Mankinen offers mechanical engineering services and Enerco products, including:

Railway Construction and Maintenance Machines

Rubber-Grade System For Concrete Ties

HiRAIL Corporation

Within each interlocking 3ft section of the HiRAIL® Full-Depth Rubber Grade Crossing System, one gauge pad is seated between the rails.

Rubber-Grade System For Concrete Ties

Rubber-Grade System For Wood Ties

HiRAIL Corporation

Within each three-foot section of the Hi-Rail® system, one gauge pad is seated tightly between the rails. Sections are then completed with two field pads - one on each side of the rail.

Rubber-Grade System For Wood Ties

DC / DC Converters and Compatible Power Supplies

Polyamp

Polyamp mainly specialises in the design and production of DC / DC converters and some compatible power supplies.

DC / DC Converters and Compatible Power Supplies

AAR / TTCI Research Publications

Transportation Technology Center, Inc

This white paper contains a list of Technology Digests research publications (available in PDF form only) written and published by Transportation Technology Center, Inc, a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads.

AAR / TTCI Research Publications

Railway Power Resistors

Fairfild

A list of products available from Fairfild, including their application areas and main characteristics.

Railway Power Resistors

Engineering and Manufacturing Services for the Railway Industry

PROMEC

PROMEC is an engineering and manufacturing company established in 1986 to design and produce mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and automatic equipment, dies and special machines.

Engineering and Manufacturing Services for the Railway Industry

Service Solutions for the Rail Industry

Sulzer

Sulzer is recognised worldwide for its experience servicing AC and DC traction motors, braking systems, bogies, gearboxes, generators, and other transportation equipment and parts.

Service Solutions for the Rail Industry

High Availability of Modern Train Detection Systems using Intelligent Functions

Frauscher Sensor Technology

Research and development in the field of signalling is faced with the challenge of providing cost-effective solutions for high availability of safety-relevant systems.

High Availability of Modern Train Detection Systems using Intelligent Functions

Measurement of Long Wavelength Irregularities on Rails

Railmeasurement

This white paper provides information about existing and novel methods for measuring long wavelength irregularities on rails.

Measurement of Long Wavelength Irregularities on Rails

Cables for Railway Technology

SAB Bröckskes

We at SAB Bröckskes see ourselves as manufacturer and service provider - in the sense of real partnership and customer-oriented work. The quality of our products is known in more than 40 countries worldwide.

Cables for Railway Technology

Routine Measurement of Long Wavelength Irregularities from Vehicle-Based Equipment

Railmeasurement

This whitepaper provides information about long-wave irregularities in vehicle-based equipment, and demonstrates how they can be measured.

Routine Measurement of Long Wavelength Irregularities from Vehicle-Based Equipment

State of the Art in Axle Counting

Frauscher Sensor Technology

Axle counting systems are used in many countries around the world as a replacement for track vacancy detection systems. They are also used in signalling equipment systems to build a more complete picture of what is happening on a particular stretch o...

State of the Art in Axle Counting

ABS on the Rails

ETAS

High-speed trains are an essential part of efficient transport infrastructure in any modern industrialised country. But train travel speeds of up to 250 km/h and more place enormous demands on brake system mechanical components and control electronic...

ABS on the Rails