A Trackmobile team of salespersons and engineers attended the Wabtec Corporation Freight Car Basic Air Brake Seminar in Wilmerding, PA. The seminar was conducted by Michael Zenert, Manager, Air Brake Training. Zenert is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in the field of train air brake systems, and conducts seminars all over the world for railroad personnel, railroad shippers and original equipment manufacturers in the railroad industry. Our team completed hands-on laboratories and a written exam for Single Car Tests in accordance with Association of American Railroads (AAR) S-486 standards, and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Part 49, 232 standards.
We want to share our expertise in this field with Trackmobile distributors and customers with a brief analysis and animation showing important operating principles of train brake systems used throughout North America.
We trust that this information will be useful to increase the knowledge base and professionalism of the operators and crews using Trackmobile equipment.
Below is an interactive demonstration of the Airbrake System.