Autumn is coming: How TfL is waging war against leaves on railway tracks
TfL has been using data provided by the Met Office to predict the best times to deploy the RATs. Image: courtesy of TfL.
Wet leaves can cause a loss in adhesion between tracks and train wheels.
TfL is introducing two brand new rail adhesion trains (RAT) to the Piccadilly...
The RATs will dispense sandite, an adhesive material that has been used on...
Two specialised RATs will be deployed to cover the length of the Piccadilly...