Investigation of high wheel-rail wear


Customer: Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, Switzerland

Customer benefit

  • Increased security of train operation.
  • Possibility to reduce wear and tear of wheels.

Project tasks

  • Measuring campaign to examine the behaviour of the wheel-rail contact on a dedicated line
  • Combined evaluation of 4 different videos (wheel-rail contact point) synchronised with measuring signals (acceleration, coach-bogie turning, sound pressure) and GPS position
Testing and measurement

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