MODERN GRADE CROSSINGS: THE TREND TODAY AND ITS APPLICATION ON ONE ROAD

As the grade crossing has evolved into a highly engineered structure featuring filter fabrics, and sturdy track structures, Elgin, Joliet and Eastern has been installing various types of new crossing surfaces to evaluate their relative merits in service. This article describes installation of a Semperit-Bodan precast concrete crossing, one of six non-conventional surfaces now being tested experimentally by the railroad.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 63
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  • Accession Number: 00307664
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1980 12:00AM