IN CONCRETE-TIE TRACK: GETTING DOWN TO THE DETAILS

Track structures which involve concrete cross ties and will function with a minimum of maintenance are described. Details include combinations of tie pads and fastenings, ballast requirements, transitions between concrete tie track and wood tie track, transitions at bridges and grade crossings, and the problems of jointed rail are discussed. It is recommended that continuous welded rail be used on concrete ties.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Weber, J W
  • Publication Date: 1979-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 30-32
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00301815
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM