The most cost effective and flexible range of portable ultrasonic systems, HANDWave SRT and DRT

Operators are in control of time and costs with the choice of Single, Dual and Towed portable RFD.

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Fully featured Ultrasonic Rail Flaw Detection Systems, ULTRAWave on RRV and RBV

Comprehensive analysis by multi-function vehicles combining proven ultrasonics with an extensive range of inspection systems.

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Effective Vision and Imaging Systems for flaw verification and asset management, VLIDS

Accurate visual assessment eases the burden on operators and reduces critical maintenance time.

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Powerful Analysis and Reporting Package for genuine condition monitoring, RIPWave

A comprehensive software tool able to incorporate differing types of information for benchmarking and run-on-run comparison.

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We Have Moved

Dear Customers and friends,

In order to offer modern and better premisses to our employees, customers, suppliers and anyone interested in our work, Fairclough Corporation Pty Ltd, trading as C.A.T.E.R - Centre for Advanced Transport Engineering and Research has relocated!

Our main telephone and fax number +61 (08) 9300 9697 remains the same. If you have any difficulties trying to reach us, please try our mobile phones.
We hope to see you soon! Our new address is:

1/6 Bombardier Road


W.A. 6065

P +61 (08) 9300 9697

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Welcome to C.A.T.E.R

Rail Specific Inspection Instrumentation

C.A.T.E.R inspection systems and services have been developed from a combination of excellent engineering and a clear understanding of the needs of the modern global rail industry.

With a passion for continuous development, unique and effective solutions are now available through a network of capable and like-minded representative companies.

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Press Release

C.A.T.E.R. Expands Equipment Supply Representation in China

February 2013

C.A.T.E.R (Centre for Advanced Transport Engineering and Research), with headquarters in Western Australia, has formed a relationship for Representation with China's CRM (China Railway Maintenance Co. Ltd) which has a strong presence in the Chinese rail industry.


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