Track Measurement and Analysis

Track Geometry Trolley

Pandrol’s Track Geometry Trolley is a dedicated device for recording track gauge, cant, twist, distance, and GPS positioning of the track. It has been designed to be quickly and easily assembled on site without the need for tools, instantly providing live data and allowing rapid identification of problems in the track.

The Track Geometry Trolley is supplied with a Panasonic tablet running a Windows operating system and track geometry software. Pandrol proposes a range of  Track Geometry Trolleys suitable for various infrastructure and inspection requirements.

Technical Features

  • The Track Geometry Trolley has two rechargeable batteries, accessed from the top of the device
  • A precision GPS receiver ensures future recordings can be conducted at the same location
  • The measuring device is supplied with a Panasonic tablet running a Windows operating system and track geometry software
  • The Track Geometry Trolley breaks down into five separate parts that fit in two storage bags for ease of transportation
  • Track geometry data is saved as a .csv file that can be opened in MS Excel. Saved data and fault reports can be transferred from the tablet using a USB drive or email
  • In cyclic top mode, the device measures left and right rails simultaneously. Cyclic top identification is at 4.5m, 6m, 9m, 13m and 18m wavelengths

Advantages

  • A GPS receiver ensures future recordings can be conducted at the same location, enabling accurate pre- and post-maintenance analysis and preventative maintenance of known problem sites
  • The equipment is easy to set up and use, reducing time on track and contributing to the user’s safety
  • The Track Geometry Trolley breaks down into parts, is fitted with handles and comes with bags, making it easy to move and transport
  • The Cyclic Top Measurement Device breaks down into parts and is fitted with handles so that it is easy to move and transport
  • The device’s LED lights and electrical non-conductivity make it a safer option for operators
  • The device provides live data on site, saving time for the user and enabling the rapid identification of problem areas

Product Variations

Gauge sizes available
Weight
Distance
Gauge
Cant
Twist
GPS
Cyclic top
P7000

Gauge sizes available

1435, 1600, 1668

Weight

23.5kg

Distance

X

Gauge

X

Cant

X

Twist

X

GPS

X

Cyclic top

X

P7100

Gauge sizes available

1435, 1600, 1668

Weight

25kg

Distance

X

Gauge

X

Cant

X

Twist

X

GPS

X

Cyclic top

Track Measurement and Analysis

Track Geometry Trolley