This report is a collection of papers and discussion transcripts from a workshop on direct fixation fastener systems (DFFS) that are increasingly being used in the construction of modern rail transit systems and system extensions. Preservice testing, specification development and revision, and in-service experience with DFFS are discussed. The preliminary results of field tests are also presented, as well as industry practices and problems, current laboratory procedures, and noise/vibration reduction.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    Office of Technical Assistance & Safety, 400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1985-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 268 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00451531
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-MA-06-0153-85-3Final Rpt., DOT-TSC-UMTA-85-10
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1988 12:00AM