Maintenance intervals: the filter challenge

In recent years, rolling stock operators and maintainers have sought to extend maintenance intervals beyond the originally-defined limits. Station One aims to help professionals in selecting the consumables and wear parts affected by this trend, among them HVAC filters. To get the most value from the assets at their disposal, many transport operators try to …

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Tram asset management: sharing a long-term vision

One of the key challenges for network asset managers is to ascertain and optimise their total cost of ownership. By forecasting maintenance needs over several timeframes, they can build scenarios to inform their decision-making and asset strategies. Tram network maintainers today have a clear, instantaneous vision of the condition of their network infrastructure, fixtures and …

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Wheel-rail contact: a solid asset for the long term

Rolling stock owners and maintainers need look no further than this solid stick wheel flange lubricant which reduces friction, offering longer asset life and lower maintenance costs. When trains and trams run on their tracks, substantial forces are exerted between the wheel flange and the rail, particularly on curves and bends, causing wear. To address …

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