This article discusses how railroads can tailor grinding programs to meet their specific needs, allowing them to keep expensive rail in service longer. Various grinding strategies are available, enabling railroads and transit agencies to achieve savings in cost and have smoother and quieter rides. The article profiles four companies, describing their new procedures and implementations, speciality grinding techniques, and a new modular concept which features a new type of trolley, that ensures a considerable increase of output while also maintaining a high quality of grinding.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    345 Hudson Street
    New York, NY  United States  10014
  • Authors:
    • Judge, T
  • Publication Date: 2003-6


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 53-55
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00962250
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 2 2003 12:00AM