Monitoring of the vertical movements of rail sleepers with the passage of trains

Siu Lau Ho, W. F.S. Tsang, Kang Kuen Lee, K. Y. Lee, W. L.W. Lai, Hwa Yaw Tam, T. K. Ho

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Due to an ever increasing demand for more frequent and higher volume of train service, the physical conditions of tracks in modern railways are deteriorating more quickly when compared to tracks built decades ago. There are incidences in both the UK and Hong Kong indicating there are needs for a more stringent checks on the rail conditions using suitable and effective non-invasive and nondestructive condition monitoring system.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIET International Conference on Railway Condition Monitoring
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2006
EventIET International Conference on Railway Condition Monitoring - Birmingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 29 Nov 200630 Nov 2006


ConferenceIET International Conference on Railway Condition Monitoring
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • Monitoring
  • Rail track
  • Vertical vibration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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