FRENCH RAILWAYS' TRACK. (V) THE CONCRETE SLEEPER AND ITS RAIL FASTENING

Describes the VW, RS and Vagneux types of track. The VW type is a monobloc stressed concrete sleeper. In the RS and Vagneus types there are two mixed sleepers of concrete and steel with two reinforced concrete blocks joined together by a rail steel stay. The spring fastenings are the same for all three kinds of sleepers.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 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.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Dr Arthur Tetzlaff Verlag

    Niddastrasse 64
    Frankfurt am Main,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Prud'homme, A
  • Publication Date: 1969-5

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 143-144
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072836
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM