MAIN METHODS OF INCREASING EFFICIENCY OF UTILIZATION OF RAILS ON THE SOVIET RAILROADS

Properties of rails and types used in the Soviet Union are presented. While Soviet railroad network represents 10% of the world network, the freight utilization is some 2. 4 times more than in the USA. Heavy axle loads and high speeds characterize Soviet railroads.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

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  • Authors:
    • Albreht, V G
    • Melentiev, L P
  • Publication Date: 1974-5

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  • Accession Number: 00071979
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1976 12:00AM