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Television Measurement For Railway Structure Gauging
Author(s): Mark Edworthy
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Paper Abstract

An optical triangulation system using television cameras measures lineside structures to ensure adequate clearances for railway rolling stock. The measuring system is mounted on a railway vehicle and uses white light illumination. Operation is possible at speeds of up to 100 km/h which allows complete routes to be measured in a single shift. Results Ire referenced with respect to the railway track and are recorded on digital magnetic tape.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 1986
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0654, Automatic Optical Inspection, (17 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938265
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Mark Edworthy, British Railways Board (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0654:
Automatic Optical Inspection
Lionel R. Baker; H. John Caulfield, Editor(s)

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