Beneficial monitoring: not whether, but when?

Achieving high levels of rail system reliability in all the phases of the life cycle at an optimal cost requires sound information, robust risk based analysis, proper implementation of asset management activities and on-going critical review. This article discusses the Gotcha system which uses optical sensors to detect every wheel of every passing train, and uses the data to give information about the train, providing benefit to operators and infrastructure managers.


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  • Accession Number: 01109364
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Aug 25 2008 8:11AM