A 16-km stretch of concrete slab track upon which trains have run at 210 km/h has proved to be better than ballast tracks with respect to riding quality and manpower savings in track maintenance. Concrete slab track has been chosen as the standard structure of tracks on the nationwide Shinkansen network.

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    Japan Railway Engineers Association

    P.O. Box 605, Tokyo Central
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Watanabe, Y
  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Pagination: p. 21-22
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050483
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1976 12:00AM