April 2010
Railway Gazette International;Apr2010, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on innovation in the railway industry which includes testing of the Cosid 828 organic brake pads developed by TMD Friction for inter-city trains running at up to 200 kilometers per hour (km/h) and the use by Dutch infrastructure manager ProRail of SelectaDNA forensic marking supplied by Rhine Group.


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