Lateral track resistance is a decisive factor for a stable track geometry, which is a crucial element in rail traffic safety. Field tests have been conducted to determine the effect of dynamic track stabilisation on lateral track resistance for different types of track structure, which have yielded a good insight, as alluded to in this article. Furthermore, it is expected that lateral track resistance could be further increased by adjusting machine parameters – laboratory tests to investigate this are in progress.
By: Sophie Feurig MSc, Research Assistant, Dr.-Ing. Walter Stahl, Academic Director & Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Freudenstein, Professor and Director – Institute of Road, Railway and Airfield Construction, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany; and Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Antony, Head of the Purkersdorf Technology Centre & Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Florian Auer, Head of Technology & Innovation, Plasser & Theurer, Vienna, Austria.
This article looks at ballast bed behaviour and the importance of ballast bed cleaning, as well as the introduction of the first ballast cleaning machines.
As of 1 January 2022, Dr. Stefan Peiker is the new COO of Plasser & Theurer, Export von Bahnbaumaschinen, Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Plasser & Theurer is actively involved in the EuProGigant project alongside other industrial companies, universities, and software companies.
Plasser & Theurer, the Austrian global market leader for track maintenance machines, uses 3D simulation for seminars and training courses.
Humanitarian aid: five companies take part in project initiated by Plasser & Theurer and Plasser India.
Machines offering complete system solutions for track construction and maintenance are among Plasser & Theurer's signature products.
With Plasser & Theurer’s newly developed rail grinding machine for light rail and trams, rail traffic is easy on the ears.
Together with the global partner companies Plasser & Theurer has proven to be a reliable service partner for decades.
The Unimat 09-32/4S Dynamic E³ universal hybrid tamping machine received unlimited approval for operation in Germany in the summer of 2020.
The Plasser & Theurer URM 700-2 universal ballast cleaning machine is the new multitalent for ballast bed cleaning.
Plasser & Theurer, Export von Bahnbaumaschinen, Gesellschaft m.b.H., has appointed Thomas Schöpf as a Managing Director and Chief Sales Officer, effective from...
In a ceremony at InnoTrans 2018, the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology in Berlin, Plasser & Theurer was presented with the DB Supplier Award in ...
Plasser & Theurer has many years of experience in rail welding. Flash-butt welding machines offer technological advantages for the durable joining of...
The revolutionary Plasser & Theurer maintenance machine for overhead lines, the HTW 100 E³, passed the ultimate endurance test in the Climate Wind...
In addition to the printed spare parts catalogues, Plasser & Theurer now offer a modern option to find original spare parts: the new SmartCatalog app.
A massive innovation boost increases the level of automation, expands data networks and, ultimately, raises efficiency and quality in track maintenance...
Seventeen machines, new service offers and smart assistance systems - at this year's iaf Plasser & Theurer is entirely dedicated to Innovation for you.
Upgrade your tamping machine with laser devices for surveying work: the levelling and alignment laser for plain track and the curve laser system for...
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