HEAVY CARS. WHAT ARE THE ISSUES?

The author refers to the trend towards using increasingly heavy cars (up to 125 tons for 4 axles), the efforts made to adapt track for use of such stock, the disappointments because of fast rail degradation due to scaling, corrugation and cracking.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60605
  • Authors:
    • WAY, G H
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 616-621
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 76
    • Issue Number: 653
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129179
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 76-653-2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM