The task was to measure the wear on the power rail to ensure it was not worn beyond the conductor rail. This would cause a loss of connection and stuttering of the train, which in turn leads to disruptions and an uncomfortable ride for commuters. Previously, the track bed geometry was checked through visual inspection by the operator.
Source URL: Micro-Epsilon helps Donfabs & Consillia enhance inspection process
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