Friction Management


Transit Solutions

L.B. Foster is the market leader in the application of Total Friction Management® solutions for the Transit industry.

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Trackside Gauge Face Lubrication for Transit

L.B. Foster has the most extensive and advanced portfolio of gauge face greases and application systems specifically designed for the transit environment.

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On-Board Wheel Flange Lubrication for Transit

With over 25 years of proven performance in the field, L.B. Foster’s LCF is the best-selling solid stick flange lubrication system in the world today.

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Trackside Top-of-Rail Friction Management for Transit

L.B. Foster has leveraged their wheel / rail interface expertise to develop KELTRACK® Transit EX and KELTRACK Trackside Transit specifically for the transit market.

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On-Board Wheel Tread Friction Management for Transit

With over 25 years of proven performance in the field, L.B. Foster’s HPF and SFM are the best-selling solid stick wheel tread / TOR friction modifier systems in the world today.

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Traction Enhancement

Our Traction Gel Applicator (TGA) applies ALLEVIATE® traction enhancing material directly to the top of running rails at locations where there is potential for low...

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For the first time,

L.B. Foster’s Louisa Stanlake Receives Women in Railroad Engineering Award

L.B. Foster recently announced that its North American Rail Technologies & Services group has launched a program focused on...

L.B. Foster Announces Single-Source Friction Management Services for Short Line and Industrial Rail Markets