RAIL FAILURE STATISTICS COVERING (A) ALL FAILURES, (B) TRANSVERSE FISSURES, (C) PERFORMANCE OF CONTROL-COOLED RAIL

These statistics are based on the rail failures reported to December 31, 1967, and are submitted as information. They include the service and detected failures reported by 45 railroads on all of their main track mileage, which constitutes approximately 90 percent of the main track of Class I railroads in the United States. The annual statistics for 1967 are itemized separately along with being included in the totals for previous years.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60605
  • Authors:
    • Faries, D T
  • Publication Date: 1969-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 734-754
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 70
    • Issue Number: 619
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040460
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 22 1976 12:00AM