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SmartSander Enhancement for Commuter Rail
SmartSander Enhancement for Commuter Rail
Report Number: IDEA-49
This project addresses the use of intelligent sanding systems to improve wheel-rail adhesion as a means to improve commuter rail safety and performance in the fall.  The test done in this Transit IDEA project involved development of a SmartSander prototype optimized for US commuter rail operating conditions and installation on rail cab car.
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