RailSense is set to participate in the PWI conference on 8th November which will focus on arguably the most crucial and under-pressure element of modern railway infrastructure: earthworks and drainage.

The event which will shed light on the industry’s challenges with comprehensive discussions on asset management, maintenance, operational responsiveness and project-driven solutions.

For RailSense, addressing these challenges is a core mission. As a leading provider of innovative IoT solutions for track monitoring, they will be showing how their innovative product, Trackwater, brings a comprehensive approach to surface water management within rail, using IoT sensors and data modelling to better manage and predict the maintenance of railway assets.

By proactively managing drainage assets, maintenance costs, flood events, and consequential delays are reduced. This approach improves safety for passengers and operatives, while also reducing the impact of flooding on the rail network.

Utilising technologies pioneered on the highways, TrackWater was developed through a consortium including Network Rail, Lancaster University and Connected Places Catapult, co-funded by the Department of Transport and Innovate UK. The TrackWater technology has now been adapted to meet the need to manage surface water within rail and reduce the impact of flooding on the network and is Network Rail approved.

“This event presents a unique platform for us to engage in dialogue around the pressing engineering challenges faced by the railway sector. We’re eager to share our expertise and our TrackWater solution. Through collaborative efforts and knowledge exchange at such forums, we remain optimistic about spearheading transformative changes within the industry.” Tristan Lloyd-Baker, Director, RailSense.