A series of detachable rollers, partly arranged as a vertical S-curved ramp, and fitted to a flat-wagon train are utilized for rapid rail spreading and lifting. A typical standard-gauge train to which the equipment has been fitted consists of an engine followed by a safety wagon, 21 flat wagons, a brake wagon and a control wagon. A description of the use of the equipment and the rails to be laid is given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1950-10-20

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 399-400
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00037902
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM