ENGINEERING TRACK RECORDER CAR

The Canadian National Railways have developed a track recorder car which measures and records condition of track. Track measuring and recording equipment has been installed in a converted passenger car which is equipped with two six-wheel trucks. This car is capable of testing track when operated within the speed range of 20 mph to 100 mph. This car is equipped to measure and record the surface conditions of each rail, cross level and gauge. Photographs show the instrument panel and the equipment installation. Sample output is illustrated.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1969

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 161-169
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 71
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040165
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 26 1976 12:00AM