RSSB Variable rate sanding trials

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Technical lecture
10 October 2018 17:15 - 19:30
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Description

A recent comprehensive programme of track testing has determined the benefits that could be achieved by:
Variable-rate sanding (i.e. higher sand flow rates at higher speeds),
and  Distributed sanding (i.e. multiple sanders distributed along the train).

The presentation will describe the testing programme and some of the issues that had to be overcome in order to realise its objectives.

Speaker(s)

Liam Purcell is a Principal Consultant, Track and Wheel-Rail Interface Assurance at Ricardo Rail and is a Chartered Civil Engineer with fourteen years’ experience in the railway industry Andrew Lightoller is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer working for DB ESG

Address

Derby Roundhouse
Carriage Shop
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
Derby
DE24 8JE
United Kingdom

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