THE BASICS OF TRACK INSPECTION - PLUS OTHER HELPFUL KNOWLEDGE FOR THOSE WITH NEW RESPONSIBILITIES IN TRACK MAINTENANCE

In this first of three installments, the author tells a new man how to get started on his territory. Next, the common rail defects are described and hints given on how to identify them. Problems encountered at joints are discussed and malfunctions of rail anchors are noted. Tie conditions to watch are explained and the need for maintaining a well-drained ballast section is emphasized. Split fills are discussed and methods of correcting them conclude this segment.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Blanchard, L C
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 38-40
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00096546
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 24 1976 12:00AM