Railroad worker safety is a global concern. Railroad workers have an important role in keeping the railroads safe for passenger and freight trains through rail system inspections, maintenance and repairs on the trackway.
While performing these duties to help provide safe railroad tracks for the industry, the track workers themselves are faced with safety risks unique to their line of work. Traditional worker protections rely mainly on other workers providing a notification of an approaching train which leads to a wide array of potentially dangerous situations caused by human error.
Common safety risks with traditional railroad worker protection standard operating procedures include:
Protran Technology offers several railway worker protection systems utilising innovative technology to protect both railway workers and railroad equipment, in an effort to mitigate various types of dangerous scenarios found on the railroad.
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Harsco Rail by Colmar Shunters are able to pull trains, wagons, locomotives and various more up to 4000 tonnes.
Harsco Rail’s New Track Construction (NTC) machine installs new track on a previously prepared roadbed in a continuous operation.
Harsco Rail’s TRT-909 track renewal system provides a more efficient method to handling major track renewal programs.
Since 2008, Harsco Rail has continued to push the boundaries of rail maintenance technology, unveiling four more cutting-edge drone machines.
Harsco Corporation has been awarded a five-year stoneblower operation and maintenance contract with Network Rail.
Railway safety systems can ensure a safe railway operation, protecting workers from many hazardous situations.
Harsco Rail enables you to focus on your primary mining operations, while it takes care of your track maintenance needs.
Harsco Rail has entered into a partnership with Colmar Technik S.p.A. which includes the distribution of Rail/Road Shunters.
Used rail machines for sale! Harsco Rail are offering used machines for new track construction, track renewal and maintenance of way.
The delivery is part of a fleet of 59 maintenance vehicles that Harsco Rail built for SBB to maintain all routes in Switzerland.
Harsco Rail is proud to announce an extension of its existing cooperation with Infranord AB for 2022.
Harsco Corporation's Rail division has signed a $10.3 million contract with MÁV FKG Kft-t to provide it with an EU 20-stone rail grinder.
Harsco announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the Environmental Solutions business (ESOL) from Stericycle, Inc.
Harsco Rail has been awarded a three-year (with an optional two-year extension) mobile maintenance train service contract by Network Rail.
Harsco's Environmental division has joined ResponsibleSteel™, the world’s first sustainability standard for the steel industry.
Harsco Rail, division of Harsco Corporation, introduced its new TX16 Production and Switch Tamper at Railway Interchange 2019 in Minneapolis.
Deutsche Bahn is investing in hybrid technology for its maintenance fleets and shunting locomotives to reduce its environmental impact.
Harsco Rail has secured a major rail equipment order with Europe’s largest railway infrastructure manager, DB Netz AG.
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Alstom will equip eleven Harsco Rail Europe maintenance vehicles for SBB (Swtizerland) with its ATLAS 200 Baseline 3 ETCS solution.
Improving the rail grinding product lines is an on-going process at Harsco, where grinding machines utilise a common control system that...
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