PROJECT RESULTS

The project has delivered six Key Innovations that are aimed at improving the integrity of urban rail transport networks through the deployment of intelligent design and sensor technologies into cost effective products and targeted non-intrusive monitoring processes.
 

KEY INNOVATION 1 Intelligent image acquisition & analysis techniques for undertaking objective track inspection
KEY INNOVATION 2 Laser sensors dimensional measuring system with onboard diagnostics
KEY INNOVATION 3 Assessment of internal integrity of embedded rails
 
KEY INNOVATION 4 Inspection technologies for the assessment of track quality
 
KEY INNOVATION 5 A scientifically validated methodology for establishing actionable boundary limits for the wear of rails
KEY INNOVATION 6 Automatic assessment of degradation and the integrity of intelligent track components