Equipment for reducing the incidence of pull-aparts in winter and kick-outs in summer in continuous welded rail was developed at Teleweld, Inc., in collaboration with Union Pacific. The equipment is comprised of heating and cooling units mounted on track cars. Welded rail is brought to selected anchoring temperature by heater-cooler.

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    • This abstract is also contained in "A Bibliography on the Design and Performance of Rail Track Structures", September 1974, RRIS #072794, which was prepared for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration. See also Railway Track and Structures, Vol. 66, No. 1, January 1960, p 16.
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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Publication Date: 1970-1

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  • Accession Number: 00072810
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM