The behavior of the rail and sleeper as the wheel load passes is examined and shows that the flexibility of the rail fastening is a vital consideration because of the sleeper mass and the vertical accelerations produced. A fastener is described which can be installed with wood, steel or prestressed concrete, is relatively maintenance-free and easy to install.

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    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Loach, J C
  • Publication Date: 1973-2

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  • Accession Number: 00050354
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1974 12:00AM