Some of the shortcomings of conventional railway track are pinpointed and an alternative design using novel principles designed to overcome these shortcomings, is investigated. The track structure proposed is ballastless. Its performance is predicted and compared with that of conventional track and also of concrete slab track. Technical and economic factors involved in the efficient operation of railway track are considered in their proper perspective. /Author/ /TRRL/

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    South African Institute of Civil Engineers

    P.O. Box 1187, 75 Marshall Street
    Johannesburg,   South Africa 
  • Authors:
    • Maynier, LXH
  • Publication Date: 1976-6


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 125-130
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00142498
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM