The technology of thermally hardened rails is discussed in 10 chapters: Rail Work Conditions and Operational Requirements; Requirements of Thermally Hardened Rails: Design Rigidity of Rails; Increasing the Strength of Rails; The Metallurgy and Capacity of Rails; Selection of Optimal Chemical Composition of Rail Steel; Thermal Hardening of the Entire Lengths of Rails; Properties of Thermally Hardened Rails; Peculiarities of the Operation of Thermally Hardened Rails; Welding Thermally Hardened Rails; Prespectives on the Further Increase of Rail Rigidity.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Table of Contents only is available in English, original text untranslated as of December 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport Publishing House

    Basmannyi Tupik 6A
    Moscow B-174,   USSR 
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • Russian

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00144449
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM