Friction management

Managing friction in the rail/wheel interface


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Our world class friction management solutions and high performance track components keep our railways moving


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Prague Metro

Reduction in rail corrugation


million passengers a year


km of track

Prague Metro

Solid stick on board lubrication system


Elizabeth Line

Tackling friction and lubrication issues on the new Elizabeth Line


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million passengers


new stations

Elizabeth Line

Undergound, overground, friction free

L.B. Foster Rail Technologies is a world class engineering solutions business delivering excellence in the design and supply of rail technology products and services.

Friction Management

Improving track safety and operational efficiency

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We are an integral part of the global L.B. Foster Rail Technologies Group, providing solutions at the wheel/rail interface on five continents.

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Track components

State-of-the-art insulated rail joints and associated track products

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Case studies

We are experts in onboard and trackside innovations
that reduce rail maintenance and costs, increasing asset life
and return on investment for network owners.

Technical Support

Keeping our railways moving

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Latest News

Find out how we are helping rail operators

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Solutions showcase

KELTRACK® Top of Rail Friction Modifier

The application of KELTRACK to switches and crossings presents an excellent solution to the issue of accelerated wear and damage of switch blades that infrastructure owners experience in many cases/locations.

Top of Rail Friction Modifier

We offer a range of innovative, proprietary solutions to control friction between the wheel and the rail for transit and freight rail industries.

Rail Anchors

The unique rail anchor design comprises a special T-shaped spring steel, forged and heat treated for uniform strength and lasting service.

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