Australia’s complex railway network can suffer from several track condition challenges. LINMAG colleagues, Reinhard Schwarzenberger and Richard Stock, explain how the latest rail milling maintenance technology is helping to efficiently and effectively maintain the Australian rail network.
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Rail re-profiling has become a more widely accepted and necessary requirement to significantly extend the lifecycle of the rail. The Austrian company, LINMAG, is a worldwide provider of high-quality rail maintenance services, utilising Linsinger’s well-proven rail milling technology which was successfully introduced to the industry to overcome the limitations and…
With rising pressure in rail traffic, Linsinger’s modern, flexible and reliable rail milling technology can be deployed to prolong rail life and reduce service-disrupting interventions.
Product Showcase: Rail milling as a sustainable strategy for modern rail asset management – LINMAG GmbH
The target profile is defined by the shape of the milling tool and is fixed for each set of tools. To change to a different rail profile, a different milling wheel with the new target profile needs to be installed on the train, which is a very fast process.
Maurice Verheijen, Head of Sales and Operations at Schweerbau GmbH, discusses the recent introduction of the first ever high-speed rail milling train to operate on Network Rail’s infrastructure.
Testing is underway in Europe on new state-of-the-art maintenance trains that will be used on the Elizabeth line to help keep it running for hundreds of thousands of Londoners and visitors. London will take delivery of the machines later this year.
Network Rail’s new grinding trains are faster, more efficient and cheaper to run, and will help keep passenger and freight trains operating smoothly and safely…
Reini Schwarzenberger, Chief Operating Officer of Linmag Australia Pty Ltd, explains the unusual requirements for rail milling in Australia and how Linmag’s machines are helping to achieve results.
Railway systems around the world rely on innovative and cost-efficient track maintenance techniques to ensure high levels of operational performance. Although machinery, requirements and regulations have evolved, the end goal has always been to ensure safe and reliable rail infrastructure...
From 11 November 2017, the Great North Rail Project – part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan – is embarking on 19 weeks of work which will greatly affect travel to and from Blackpool. The major works planned is to transform the railway in the popular seaside town.
Increased passenger numbers are currently placing huge demands on Irish Rail to improve train speed performance. LINMAG’s Rodney Kerr, Business Development Manager UK and Ireland, explains how the operator is taking advantage of LINMAG’s rail milling services in conjunction with the latest survey and modelling techniques to improve costs as…
23 January 2009 | By James Abbott, Technical Editor, Global Railway Review
Rail grinding helps to prevent the dangerous build-up of rolling contact fatigue, and also reduces running noise for line side communities. James Abbott, Technical Editor for Global Railway Review, assesses some developments and significant aspects of this important area of our industry.
28 May 2008 | By Hans-Peter Bartmann, International Sales Manager, Linsinger Maschinenbau GmbH
It was in 2003 when Linsinger Maschinenbau GmbH from Austria launched its new version of the Rail Milling Train SF 03 FFS for German Railways, DB AG, and Alpha-Rail Team for the German Railway Market. Since then, the rail milling technology of Linsinger started a matchless and incomparable victory lap…
30 July 2007 | By James Abbott, Technical Editor
Recent research has underlined the importance of maintaining rails with regular grinding. The behaviour of the railhead under load used to be an imperfectly understood subject. Research work has broadened the rail industry’s knowledge; now, the question of how rail deteriorates over time and the way in which grinding can…