Plasser & Theurer is again present in the outdoor area of InnoTrans – two machines will be on display with only one of them a track maintenance machine proper. Digital products are picking up speed and create the basis for new ways forward.
Mechanised track construction and maintenance are setting their signals to digitalisation and a wider range of functions. Today’s track maintenance machines are advanced measuring equipment, auxiliary vehicle, living space and figurehead all in one. With this approach Plasser & Theurer meets the requirements of infrastructure managers, rail operation managers, contractors, workers and abutters – and in so doing, it is perceived as a representative of the rail transport system. In spite of all this, the tried and tested basic functions of lifting, lining and tamping – in other words of ensuring proper track geometry – are retained but follow new propulsion and control systems and communication paths that are interconnected in real time.
With the two machines on display, Plasser & Theurer will demonstrate this interlinkage and its mode of action: