As a result of extensive trails on main lines in India, the Mills spring steel loose jaw has become a standard type of fastening used with steel sleepers throughout India and Pakistan. It is used not only in plain track, but also in turnouts with steel sleepers, if track-circuiting is not required. The formation of the jaw and its installation on the rail is described. A longitudinal section of the center of the steel sleeper, showing details of the rail fastening, is illustrated. Fifteen years' experience using the Mills jaw has shown that no wear has taken place, and that gauge has been maintained.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1949-4-22

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 446
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  • Accession Number: 00037281
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM