With 35% of Japanese National Railways routes subject to snow problems such as power failures, derailments and line blockages, JNR has developed numerous solutions. Described are slide prevention installations, snow fences, switch heaters, snow melting installations, and various types of snow plows. JNR also has standardized criteria for operation to prevent lines from being blocked by stalled trains.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Kikuchi, I
  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 7-10
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  • Accession Number: 00148580
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1977 12:00AM