FOR THE BIG CARS, WHAT KIND OF TRACK?

Considerations on the service life of rails over which increasingly heavy cars travel and on the prospects for improving steel used for rails. It would seem that the advantages of using very heavy cars are cancelled out by the cost of replacing rails when the weight of cars moved over them exceeds 100 tons.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Welty, G
  • Publication Date: 1977-3-14

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  • Accession Number: 00157519
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM