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Total Track Monitoring

Our Total Track Monitoring portfolio was created to drive efficiencies, cost-effectiveness, and, ultimately, enable rail safety for freight, transit, and industrial customers.

Deploying cutting-edge Remote Condition Monitoring technologies is core to achieving 'predict and prevent' maintenance regimes to help significantly improve the performance and availability of railway and other assets.

Our Total Track Monitoring solutions integrate the most up-to-date CCTV, sensor, alert, control and video technologies to deliver always-on monitoring of conditions, these including

  • flood 

  • earthworks

  • bridge strike

  • level crossing obstacle detection

  • wheel load impact detection

  • avalanche

  • rockfall

  • wheel sensing

  • security surveillance

Data gathering & analytics

Monitoring the performance and operating condition of assets across the network requires that our solutions can be addressed remotely via:

  • IP networks

  • 4G/5G networks

  • trackside telecoms.

Analysis of this critical information by maintenance, infrastructure management and network operating teams shape decisions about when, where, what and how to target expenditure and resources.

In addition, it is imperative that the data we supply has a seamless interface with existing railway control systems.

Total Track Monitoring
rockfall monitoring LiDAR.

Rockfall Monitoring

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Flood Monitoring

LB Foster trackside operators.

Wheel Impact Load Detector (WILD IV)

We are L.B. Foster

We enjoy a market-leading reputation for high quality, high performance solutions in rail and infrastructure.

  • Harness the strength of our global network
  • L.B. Foster spans North America, South America, Europe, and Asia
  • Seamless global operations and efficient delivery of our products and services

When you choose to partner with L.B. Foster, you're not just selecting a vendor; you're aligning with a trusted global leader renowned for its commitment to excellence and superior performance.

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Rail Solutions

Our end-to-end critical engineering solutions fulfil an essential role in maintaining the safe and reliable operation of railroad networks around the world.

CXT Denali Flush Restroom.

Infrastructure Solutions

We are experts in the design, manufacture and deployment of advanced technologies that positively impact the built environment.