Train And Railroad Inspections


Laser measurement sensors are often used in railroad inspections

With thousands of kilometers of track to maintain and hundreds of cars, the rail industry needs high-speed measurement sensors to keep the trains reliably moving.

High Speed Train Pantograph Inspectionhigh speed train monitored with laser sensors

Recent Blog Posts Related to Train And Railroad Inspections

High Speed Train Pantograph Inspection

August 8, 2013

In order to prevent any problems with the pantograph and to enhance the operation of the train system, the use of a laser distance sensor is ideal for pantograph inspections. Acuity’s ultra-compact laser rangefinders can be used to register the distance at very high speeds to the top of the train and… - Read Article

Measuring Rail Gauge Using Laser Scanners

July 11, 2013

In order to keep commerce moving, railroad companies as well as shippers, rely on inspections and preventative maintenance to keep trains moving safely. Train rails are regularly inspected for defects and one of the criteria for train rail inspections is rail gauge. In the United States, the standard rail… - Read Article