This project seeks to provide a preliminary study to address Indonesian demand for the asset life extension of its rail infrastructure and the improvement of safety and efficiency of rail transportation. This initial work will identify the critical issues in rail infrastructure that need to be addressed, and the research areas required to provide the knowledge base, technologies and practices to improve this infrastructure.
From 2016 a specially-equipped standard railcar will be rocking and rolling along the tracks of East Java. It will have carefully positioned sensors to detect its movement during normal operation, including its displacement and vibration. The railcar instrumentation has been designed by Monash University’s Institute of Rail Technology (IRT) to provide data on the condition […]