Pantograph damage and wear monitoring system

Leonard G. C. Hamey (Inventor), Timothy Watkins (Inventor), Darryl Wesche (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention relates to a pantograph damage and wear monitoring system, and provides a system for assessing the state of the pantograph. The system includes: a track-side pantograph monitoring station, while the locomotive including the pantograph is in normal service , Capture one or more images of the pantograph; station management system, analyze one or more images captured at the monitoring point and determine the status of the pantograph; and user interface, control the system and present the analysis results to the user. The user can remotely control the track side monitoring station and the station management system.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberCN103223870
IPCB60L 5/24,B60M 1/28,G06T 7/00
Priority date6/08/07
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2016

Bibliographical note

Related to patent WO/2009/018612:


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