HANDBOOK FOR THE RUNNING MAINTENANCE OF RAILROAD TRACK

INSTRUKTSIIA PO TEKUSHCHEMU SODERZHANIIU ZHELEZNODOROZHNOGO PUTI

This publication consists of the following chapters and appendices: (1) Fundamental regulations for the current repair of railroad track; (2) Technical conditions and norms for track maintenance: Rails, ties, ballast layer, fastenings, cross ties, rail anchors, track geometry, dimensions, layout for single- and double-track, track on bridges and at crossings, tunnels, basic standards for maintaining switches, crossovers and crossings; (3) Prediction of track deterioration and evidence of this on rails, fastenings, ties and timbers, ballast layer, subgrade, switches and crossings and specifications for restoring them, maintenance of embankments; (4) Organization of work, evaluation of track repair; (5) Repair and storage of track maintenance equipment and materials. Appendices: Rails, fastenings, ballast cross sections on weak soil, wooden cross ties and crossing timbers, stress-strain diagrams for laying crossovers with specified ties and layout plans, standard transverse subgrade profiles, technical instructions for locating crossovers during construction of new ones, development and rebuilding of existing stations, table for fitting out production track maintenance organizations, a table of hand tools, signal devices and inventory for routine track maintenance.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Abstract only is available in English, original untranslated as of November 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    USSR Ministry of Railways

    Novo-Basmannaya, Ulitsa 2
    Moscow,   USSR 
  • Publication Date: 1974

Language

  • Russian

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 223 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00130214
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 1 1977 12:00AM