Track Loading Vehicle - TLV

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The TLV is designed to apply forces close to the strength limits of the rails and other track structure components, such as ties, rail fasteners, and ballast, while moving or stationary. The TLV is a unique research tool that leads the industry's efforts in reducing the risk of derailment. The AAR-100 research car is operated with the TLV and houses the electronic computer equipment that performs all the automatic control, measurement, and data acquisition functions to operate the TLV.

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