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Technology to detect overhead Rail wire Defect by Cameras
Aug 26 2011 (06:09)
News Entry# 35584 Railway power cameras to reduce delays and costs
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Aug 26 2011 (06:22)
Spotting a defect on an overhead rail wire upto 25ft above your head can be tricky even to the expert eye but new camera technology, which has been rolled out to rail teams across Britain, will mean more efficient and more accurate maintenance, fewer delays to passenger and freight services and save millions of pounds in delay payments.
Overhead line maintenance camera
Following a successful trial, Network Rail has supplied 30 cameras to maintenance delivery units on electrified routes across the country. A huge benefit is that engineers can safely operate the cameras...