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21/12/2023

NRC REMSA Annual Conference

TrackTex will be on show as GEOfabrics attend the NRC REMSA annual conference.
Author: Admin

21/12/2023

14/08/2023

Railway Interchange 2023, Indiana

Booth 5272 is confirmed, the team are ready and the transport is booked, so we can’t wait for October 1st when the doors open for Railway Interchange 2023 at the Indiana Convention Centre in Indianapolis, IN, USA.
Author: Jim

14/08/2023

25/07/2023

TrackTex Revisited

Three years after TrackTex was installed, ongoing monitoring of this road railroad crossing in Illinois has detected no recurrence of the previously repetitive differential settlement and track geometry issues.
Author: Admin

25/07/2023

06/10/2022

Press Release: High Court Judgement On Patent Infringement (Conclusion)

Statement from Gordon Donald, Managing Director, on judgement dated 06/10/2022 in the matter of Geofabrics Limited versus Fiberweb Geosynthetics Limited, a Berry Global Company.
Author: Admin

06/10/2022

11/06/2021

Press Release: High Court Judgement On Patent Infringement

Statement from Gordon Donald, Managing Director, on judgement dated 11/06/2021 in the matter of Geofabrics Limited versus Fiberweb Geosynthetics Limited, a Berry Global Company.
Author: Admin

11/06/2021

18/02/2021

Diamond Crossing Replacement With TrackTex

In Detroit Lakes, MN, a frequently trafficked diamond crossing operated by Canadian Pacific and BNSF had experienced frequent fouling because of mud-pumping. Mud pumping results in ballast failure, that weakens the track modulus, and consequentially reduces the bearing capacity. The use of Tra...
Author: Admin

18/02/2021

02/02/2021

Mainline Rehabilitation Using TrackTex

When Canadian National reported continuous resurfacing issues caused by mud-pumping on a section of mainline track in Cook MN, the use of TrackTex anti-pumping Geocomposite as a solution was an obvious choice. Learn more about this great example of trackbed rehabilitation here.
Author: Admin

02/02/2021

09/11/2020

A new addition to the Geofabrics Team!

We are pleased to announce that Eric Littel has joined the Geofabrics Team as our Sector Manager for Rail in North America.
Author: Admin

09/11/2020

06/09/2019

Showcase: Railway Interchange 2019

TrackTex Anti-Pumping Geocomposite will be showcased at the Railway Interchange 2019.
Author: Admin

06/09/2019

30/05/2019

[Video] TrackTex Installation

Preventing Mud Pumping with Tracktex at Hawksburn Station (Australia).
Author: Admin

30/05/2019

30/05/2019

New TrackTex User Guide

The new TrackTex User Guide has been added to the download section.
Author: Admin

30/05/2019

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Preventing Mud Pumping, Ensuring Track Stability

Comprehensive Services for Track Stability and Performance

At TrackTex, we offer a range of services designed to address the challenges of mud pumping and ensure the stability and performance of your tracks. Our team of experts utilizes advanced techniques and technologies to deliver effective solutions tailored to your specific

Professional Development Hours

GEOfabrics continuing education sessions provide technical training on specifying and using TrackTex. These sessions contribute to PDH hours.

Trackbed Stabilization

Geosynthetics are widely used as a way to improve ballast performance under railways. GEOFabrics RK4 is a geocomposite comprising a stabilizing geogrid bonded to our RK1 needlepunched non-woven sep...

Symptoms of Mud Pumping

The symptoms of Mud Pumping are similar to those of life expired ballast, i.e. wet spots appearing at the surface of the ballast accompanied by rapid deteriorating of track geometry. However, from ...
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Diamond Crossing Replacement with TrackTex

In Detroit Lakes, MN, a frequently trafficked diamond crossing operated by Canadian Pacific and BNSF had experienced frequent fouling because of mud-pumping. Mud pumping results in ballast failure,...

Coos Bay Line Tunnel 21 Rehabilitation

The Coos Bay Rail Line is owned and operated by the Port of Coos Bay. It spans 134 miles from Coquille Oregon to Eugene Oregon, providing connections to the North American rail network for manufact...

Crossing Repair and Replacement using TrackTex

This road crossing had been replaced and repaired multiple times due to issues with track geometry movement and differential settlement of the highway and railroad. Union Pacific Engineers assessed...