Datum provide a full range of automated and manual rail survey services.
Rail position and geometry can be measured using many different methods.
These include traditional surveying techniques, handheld gauges, laser sweeps and track trolleys.
Track geometry measurements include Cross Level (Cant), Twist, Gauge, Versine and Horizontal/Vertical profiles.
Track geometry is often measured alongside topographical surveys of the railway corridor; these include embankments, slopes, drainage, signalling and overhead features.