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Talking track inspection technology and services

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Talking track inspection technology and services

  • From track inspection to hi-rail track testing to high-speed, non-contact measurement systems, a number of equipment options and services are available to help railroads prevent rail defects. Long-time transportation writer Wally Weart recently connected with five equipment suppliers and service providers to talk products, services and marketplace trends. Here's what they talked about.

  • Track inspection and, in particular, track geometry assessments represent, aruguably, one of the most poorly understood areas of railroad engineering in my opinion.  I believe industry stakeholders would do well to engage in open forum discussions to ensure common understanding.