TRACK GEOMETRY CARS FOR MAINTENANCE PLANNING AND QUALITY CONTROL

Results of a survey indicate the usage made by American railroads of track inspection cars. Types of cars, parameters measured and the instrumentation, operation, accuracy and defect detection, use for maintenance planning, and forecasts about future use are summarized. It is concluded that the state of the art in track geometry cars is not currently at an acceptable level.

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  • Pagination: p. 36-41

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00300552
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 17 1979 12:00AM