White Papers

Major Challenges Facing Rail Operators, Maintainers, Owners and the Role of ICT

Nomad Digital

The challenge is clear: today, more than ever, rail operators are expected to operate more efficiently, maintain safety and service quality, meet ever-demanding passenger needs and achieve more with shrinking budgets.

Major Challenges Facing Rail Operators, Maintainers, Owners and the Role of ICT

Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Railway Tracks

Goldschmidt Thermit Group

The companies of the Goldschmidt Thermit Group and their partners offer a unique range of products and services for the construction, repair, maintenance and renovation of railway tracks.

Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Railway Tracks

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

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

CBTC Connectivity Solutions

HUBER+SUHNER

The overall performance of a rail rapid transit system depends largely on the performance of the automatic train control (ATC) system employed. A communication-based train control (CBTC) system is devised by adding modern communication technologies t...

CBTC Connectivity Solutions

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

Laser Wheel Profilometer

RIFTEK

RIFTEK has released a new white paper, which includes information on its laser wheel profilometer. Scientific and production company RIFTEK specialises in the development and fabrication of optoelectronic instruments for measuring geometrical quantit...

Laser Wheel Profilometer

KKI Ballast Regulators

Knox Kershaw

Knox Kershaw's ballast regulators are designed for serious ballast movement. They come with additions such as reversible wings, broom boxes and industrial-strength ploughs. This means that ballast can be shifted from one shoulder to the other in a si...

KKI Ballast Regulators

Improving the Productivity of Railway Track Maintenance

Knox Kershaw

Based in Montgomery, Alabama Knox Kershaw Inc was started in 1924 by Royce Kershaw, Sr as the Royce Kershaw Company.

Improving the Productivity of Railway Track Maintenance

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

Rail Depot Lifting and Handling Equipment

Mechan

Our extensive range of lifting and handling equipment is part of a portfolio of products designed specifically to meet the needs of modern depots and track maintenance teams.

Rail Depot Lifting and Handling Equipment

MiniProf Digital Profile Measuring by Greenwood Engineering

Greenwood Engineering

The MiniProf BT system is an excellent full-contact measurement system with Bluetooth connection for fast, reliable and extremely high-quality profile measurements.

MiniProf Digital Profile Measuring by Greenwood Engineering

Locomotive Monitoring Unit

Lat-Lon

Lat-Lon's Locomotive Monitoring Unit (LMU) brings you critical information about your most valuable rail assets. It allow you to use real-time monitoring and custom sensors to tailor the data you receive and key in on crucial components.

Locomotive Monitoring Unit

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

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

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 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

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

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