Statistics providing information on cross tie renewals and average tie costs for the year 1972, as compiled by the Economics and Finance Department, Association of American Railroads, are presented on the following pages in Tables A and B. Table C shows the number of other than wooden cross ties (concrete ties) laid in replacement and in new construction. Table D shows typical prices paid for wooden cross ties in the East, South and West. By geographical districts, the Eastern Roads inserted in replacement 55 ties per mile, the Southern Roads 115 ties per mile and the Western Roads 64 ties per mile.

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    American Railway Engineering Association

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  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 133
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 175
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050456
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Railway Engineering Association
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1976 12:00AM