Rail

L.B. Foster, Tracksure reach distribution agreement

Posted on December 17, 2014

UK-based Tracksure, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheelsure Holdings Ltd., and U.S.-based L.B. Foster Co. concluded an exclusive distribution agreement that authorizes L.B. Foster to sell the Tracksure fastener range throughout North America.

The Tracksure range of specialist rail fasteners are based on a unique patented technology that prevents nuts loosening through vibration and settlement and offer railroad managers significant safety and operational benefits.

Tracksure's range is suitable for any railroad application where vibration loosening and joint settlement leads to a constant safety and maintenance challenge. The Tracksure kit features a modified bolt with a left-hand thread added, which in turn accommodates a locking nut and a stainless serrated locking cover.

After torqueing the original nut to the accepted standards, the left-hand locking nut is tightened against it on the opposite thread. The Locking Cover is then applied to both nuts and the opposite threads under the cover prevent any movement or loosening. The patented technology, which is widely used and approved in Europe, is simple to install and entirely serviceable.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

The Boring Co. chosen to build Chicago Express Service

Plans to deliver 12-minute service from Downtown to O’Hare Airport using electric vehicles in underground tunnels.

Siemens unveils new Velaro high-speed train

Running at about 186 miles per hour, the new high-speed train uses 30% less energy than previous Velaro models, which translates to average savings of 1,375 tons of CO2 a year.

As China's rail transit systems boom, public-private partnerships face reckoning

The results have not always been positive, as cities grapple with inexperienced state-owned companies and inadequate risk management overrides prudent accounting.

Oregon's Safety Oversight Program receives FTA certification

States must receive FTA certification by April 15, 2019 or new federal transit funds cannot be awarded.

APTA names winners of 2018 rail safety, security 'excellence' awards

The awards recognize public transportation organizations for their innovative and proactive safety and security programs.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close