Rail Grinding


Extend the Life of Your Rail

Rail grinding is the cornerstone of virtually every railroad maintenance program. To maximise the life and value of rail assets, precision removal of fatigued metal, restoration of the rail head profile and removal of rail defects are the optimisation goals of an effective rail grinding program.
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Loram Rail Grinding

| Services and Equipment Portfolio

Production Rail Grinding

Production rail grinding provides the single most beneficial, well-proven means toward attaining the goals of rail life extension while also reducing associated risks.

Specialty Rail Grinding

Rail grinding of switches, crossings and other specialty trackworks requires specialised, precise equipment with enhanced flexibility.

Transit Rail Grinding

Loram’s transit rail grinding solutions have the productive power to remove more fatigued metal per pass, to correct and restore the rail in the most efficient manner.

Return on Investment

Loram’s rail grinding solutions deliver substantial return on investment including:

  • Extended rail life and track component life
  • Improved wheel and rail interaction
  • Prevention of premature rail failures and replacement
  • Fuel savings
  • Reduced wear on rolling stock
  • Improved ride quality and passenger comfort

The Loram Difference

Superior technology and experience

Loram’s rail grinders incorporate high power, flexible grinding modules and patented control systems to deliver industry-leading speed and proven productivity. Loram’s rail grinding product portfolio offers machine configurations from 4 to 120 stones, providing the ideal rail grinding solution to any customer request. To ensure maximum ROI, Loram’s pre-grind inspection services help railroads plan, budget and optimise their programs.

Learn How We Can Help

As a global leader in rail maintenance for over 60 years, Loram’s expansive equipment portfolio and highly-trained crews deliver best-in-class services with unmatched performance and safety standards. Call +44(0) 1332 293035 or contact our technical sales team.