PRACTICES, PROBLEMS, POSSIBILITIES IN TIE RENEWALS

To avoid disturbing the track line and surface more than necessary most railroads now cut old ties into three when removing them from track. But this raises the problem of disposing of the tie chunks. Several factors--ecology, appearance, safety--have lent urgency to this problem. The situation today--and some possibilities--are explored in this and the following articles.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1974-3

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  • Pagination: 2 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00053877
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Track and Structures
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM