Meeting the railways' needs: more standardisation with more variety

Three case studies are used to illustrate the trend in the railway industry world wide towards greater standardisation of materials and methods within individual railway companies, combined with increasing demands from each railway for those materials to be tailored towards their needs, and not the needs of other customers. For the supply industry, which has also become more global, this presents a significant engineering challenge - that of developing materials and services which share common technology, but which can be adapted to local needs quickly and economically.

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  • Pagination: 3p. ; PDF
  • Monograph Title: Cost efficient railways through engineering: CORE 2002: conference on railway engineering, November 10-13 2002, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Accession Number: 01532113
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 29 2014 11:56AM