This article is an excerpt of a paper entitled "Productivity on the Permanent Way". In that paper the author describes the essentials of adequate maintenance of the formation and of the upkeep and renewal of the track. In addition, the paper focuses on measured shovel packing and the different methods of laying prefabricated track; (a) using a diesel-electric crane with a streamlined rear profile to clear structures and passing traffic, and (b) with twin cranes having retractable horizontal jibs mounted in tandem.

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    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1952-2-22

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  • Accession Number: 00039600
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM