Installing new rail is an expensive operation and the choice of rail weight has an obvious influence on the costs. This paper presents a methodology which will assist the decision maker to choose the rail weight with the lowest life costs. The methodology is illustrated by a case study utilising data covering NSW mainline operations.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Transport Economics (Australia)

    Australian Government Publishing Service
    Canberra,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • Gentle, N F
  • Publication Date: 1976-11

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  • Accession Number: 00164430
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Economics and Operational Analysis
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 9 1977 12:00AM