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Monash Institute of Railway Technology

Monash Institute of Railway Technology is the premier track and vehicle railway research centre in Australia, and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in railway research.
Monash Institute of Railway Technology is one of the main technology service providers to heavy haul railway operations and leading mass transit railway systems and serve as a “one-stop” technology access point for the railway industry.
The Institute’s comprehensive and systematic approach to problem solving using its team of experienced technical specialists has led to significant savings to its customers’ operating and capital costs and value-added environmental benefits.
Monash Institute of Railway Technology is continuously developing new technologies and processes to support increasing productivity and safety requirements at the same time as reducing risks and costs, ultimately improving the bottom line for their enterprise partners.

Monash Institute of Railway Technology

Academy partner services related to MiniProf data

  • Assessment of damage mechanisms in wheel-rail contact (wear, rolling contact fatigue, corrugations)
  • Wheel-rail contact modelling
  • Design and implementation of wheel and rail profiles
  • Development of rail profiling procedures and practices
  • Assessment of wheel and rail material behaviour
  • Lubrication and friction management
  • Wheel-rail noise reduction
  • Derailment investigation including flange climb

Contact details

Monash Institute of Railway Technology
Building 31, 17 College Walk
Monash University, Clayton Campus
Victoria 3800, Australia

Contact person:
Professor Ravi Ravitharan
Phone: +61 3 9905 1880
E mail:

There are no financial ties between Greenwood Engineering and the Academy partner, except for specific agreed projects. Any sales or services agreed between the MiniProf user and the MiniProf Academy partner are settled directly between the two parties.

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