Elliot Rothwell, David Crosbee and Simon Iwnicki, colleagues from the Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at the University of Huddersfield, discuss the latest findings from the ‘CaFiBo' project, which seeks to develop a lightweight composite bogie frame that will reduce stresses on rail tracks due to rolling contact fatigue and…
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The research and development of solutions to improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets is a continual process. This In-Depth Focus explores the latest studies and progress in developing a carbon fibre bogie, improving suspension components and compact hydraulics, and how Indian Railways is finding solutions to improve LHB coach…
This issue includes an update on building the world’s longest immersed tunnel to allow trains to cross the Femernbelt, how best to promote railways’ credentials to attract the right workforce expertise, In-Depth Focus sections on Bogies & Wheelsets and A Digital Future for Rail Freight, plus much more.
18 August 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
The Institute of Railway Research is exploring the possibility of fitting self-powered wireless sensors to improve level crossing safety.
18 December 2014 | By RSSB
The strategic partnership between RSSB and Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at the University of Huddersfield has set up a new team dedicated to enhancing rail safety and risk modelling...