IRT Reaps Rewards from Collaboration with Heavy-Haul Railway

​At the Business-Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) award ceremony​ on 17th November , the 2015 Award for Best Research and Development Collaboration was awarded to the Institute of Railway Technology (Monash University) for the Instrumented Revenue Vehicle collaborative program with Rio Tinto, Fortescue Metals Group and Australian Rail Track Corporation. This state-of-the-art Instrumented Revenue Vehicle technology was cited as assisting the railway industry to increase productivity and reliability, identify maintenance issues, reduce maintenance costs, ensure safe operations, and extend asset life in addition to mitigating the risk of derailments.