UNIT TRAINS AND THE TRACK; THE PROBLEMS AND THE ANSWERS

This report by the Roadmasters' Association pinpoints the track problems which are produced by unit-train equipment that is characterized by being heavier and having a higher center of gravity. Suggestions are made for assuring suitable life from turnouts and curve rail and the importance of subgrade stability. The problems of rail corrugation are also discussed.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 3 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072567
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1976 12:00AM