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Ballast Maintenance Papers

Principles of Degraded Ballast

“Principles of Degraded Ballast and Their Track Safety Implications”
– Chrismer and Hylsip

Fouling and Water Content Influence on the Ballast Deformation Properties

“Fouling and Water Content Influence on the Ballast Deformation Properties”
– Kashani, Ho and Hylsip

Ballast Cleaning Economics

“Ballast Shoulder Cleaning: Issues and Economics”
– Zarembski and Kondapalli

Ballast Shoulder Cleaning Evaluation

“Ballast Shoulder Cleaning Evaluation”
– TTCI

Effects of Heavy Axle Loads on Track Substructure

“Effects of Heavy Axle Loads on Track Substructure”
– Selig and Hyslip

Mud Fouled Ballast Investigation

“Heavy Axle Load Revenue Service Mud-Fouled Ballast Investigation”
– FRA

Shoulder Ballast Cleaning Effectiveness

“Shoulder Ballast Cleaning Effectiveness”
– Diercks

Rehabilitation of Canadian National Railway Track Servicing Oil Sands in Northern Alberta

“Rehabilitation of Canadian National Railway Track Servicing Oil Sands in Northern Alberta”
– Bourgonje and Diercks

Drainage Maintenance

“Drainage Maintenance”
– Loram information sheet

Studying the Effects of the Loram HP Shoulder Ballast Cleaner on Brazilian Heavy Haul Railways

“Studying the Effects of the Loram HP Shoulder Ballast Cleaner on Brazilian Heavy‐Haul Railways”
– Marconi, Cesar, Mathison

Inspection Papers

"Man vs. Machine": Testing Automated Rail Grinding Pre-Inspection vs Manual Methods

“’Man vs Machine’: Testing Automated Rail Grinding Pre-Inspection vs. Manual Methods”
– Holt et al.

Rail Grinding Papers

Australia Rail Study Reddy

“Modelling and Analysis of Rail Grinding & Lubrication Strategies for Controlling Rolling Contact Fatigue (RCF) and Rail Wear”
– Reddy

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“Transitioning from Corrective to Preventative Rail Grinding on the BNSF Railroad”
– Stanford, Magel, and Sroba

Heavy Mettle

“Heavy Mettle”
– Berk, Progressive Railroading

"Man vs. Machine": Testing Automated Rail Grinding Pre-Inspection vs Manual Methods

“Preventive-Gradual On-Cycle Grinding: A First for MRS in Brazil”
– Silva, Vidon, Rippeth, Caldwell

Rail Grinding Best Practices for Committee 4, Sub-Committee 9

“Rail Grinding Best Practice For Committee 4, Sub-Committee 9”
– Sroba

Rolling Contact Fatigue Mitigation by Grinding

“Rolling Contact Fatigue Mitigation by Grinding”
– Schoech

Reducing Rail Surface Defect Service Failures on the CSXT Railroad

“Reducing Rail Surface Defect Service Failures on the CSXT Railroad”
– Bell, Bright, Witt, Harris

Specialty Excavation Papers

The Capabilities and Economics of Specialty Ballast Excavation

“The Capabilities and Economics of Specialty Ballast Excavation”
– Silva et al.

A muddy situation in the Gould Tunnel

“A Muddy Situation in the Gould Tunnel”
– Railway Track and Structure

Vacuum Excavation Technology for Ballast and Grade Remediation on Special Track Works

“Vacuum Excavation Technology for Ballast and Grade Remediation on Special Track Works”
– Silva et al.

Mechanization of Wagon Cleaning process on Vitoria a Minas Railroad

“Mechanization of Wagon Cleaning Process on Vitoria a Minas Railroad”
– Oliveria

Patent and Trademarks

Loram Patents 2021

Patents

Loram Trademark List with images

Trademarks

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