Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI) provides professional, independent applied research, strategic analysis, advice and innovative solutions for the Australasian Rail Industry on significant challenges and opportunities affecting Rail today and into the future.

Introducing the Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI)

The Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation (ACRI) provides professional, independent applied research, strategic analysis, advice and innovative solutions for the Australasian Rail Industry on significant challenges and opportunities affecting Rail today and into the future.

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Informing heavy haul freight operations through development of track geometry levels

Posted 30.31.18, at 4:37pm

ACRI has commenced vehicle simulation research through CQUniversity to produce conversions from chord-based to inertial track geometry levels. Modern track recording cars usually utilise inertial based measurements. In Australia, only chord-based measurements are used by field and maintenance staff and the RISSB and ARTC standards only provide chord based defect…

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Research commences to advance understanding of concrete sleeper life prediction

Posted 30.31.18, at 3:37pm

Chemical, strength and non-destructive tests will be conducted by ACRI through CQUniversity to estimate the remaining service life of for a selection of concrete sleeper categories based on design, environmental conditions and operating conditions. This two-year investigation within the ACRI heavy haul research program will advance rail industry knowledge of…

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06 03
6th of March 2018
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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30 04
30th of April 2018
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