Rail failures occurring on the German State Railway from 1928 to 1937 are summarized. The German testing program for selecting rail steel is compared with that used in Great Britain. Various types of breakages are examined according to rail weight, track classification, proximity to rail joints, as well as breakages in rail head, web and flange. The data are tabulated.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Herwig, V
  • Publication Date: 1939-7-14

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 52-56
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00039943
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM