Research & Innovation Laboratory (RAIL)

For TLS initial construction photos, please click here to see the blog.

Riley Edwards points out various features of the new Test Track Section with participants from The Railway Academic Conference in July 2016.

A RailTEC student discusses his research using the Pulsating Load Testing Machine with conference attendees in June 2016.

2016 International Concrete Crosstie and Fastening System Symposium attendees listen to Riley Edwards discuss the new Test Track Section.

The large Scale Test Frame in the upper right side of this photograph was added in 2016.

Laboratory overview

TLS with wheelset

TLS wheelset close-up

Static Tie Tester (STT)

Instrumentation on TLS

Side of wheelset

Control platform

MTS 100gpm HPU

Students on TLS

Amsted RPS visit to RAIL

CEE Department Head, Dr. Amr Elnashai, visit to RAIL

Dr. Elnashai on TLS

Dr. Elnashai on TLS

CN tamping TLS