The January issue of RT&S contains the annual State of the Industry report as well as a feature on jointless track circuits. Product roundups on rail flaw detection and vegetation management also
rail flaw detection
Shortlines rely on track inspection, efficient use of resources, application of the industry’s best practices, and compliance with railroad rules and federal regulations to meet day-to-day and long-term track maintenance challenges.
Continuous, non-stop testing is moving testing accuracy and efficiency forward. Is machine learning or artificial Intelligence the next wave? Year over year, rail breaks caused by internal defects represent a, if not
BNSF Railway is deploying high-speed onboard cameras capable of recording images, at speeds up to 70 mph, of rail surface defects and other visible flaws like missing bolts, according to a recent