Instrumented Revenue Vehicles Drive Track Maintenance Efficiencies

Rising demand is posing major challenges for railways around the world. They must invest significant sums to renew and enhance their infrastructure, while at the same time keeping lines open as much as possible to handle the increased traffic. As maintenance windows shrink and renewals budgets tighten, infrastructure managers need to find responsive strategies to drive efficiencies whilst ensuring safe and reliable operations.Continuous monitoring of track condition and vehicle dynamic behaviour using instrumented revenue vehicles provides regular and rapid identification of track and operating problems, which is being used by a growing number of railways to support proactive track maintenance strategies.  Read full article here.