A new type of rail fastening, for use with flat-bottom rails and Class F concrete sleepers with modified rail seatings, are in use with long welded rails on a main line of the British Railways Track sections are illustrated. The assembly consists of an insulating clamping block, malleable cast-iron containing collar, and triple-coil spring washer. These are secured firmly in position against the rail foot by a holding-down bolt, tightened by a flanged nut and restrained by a locking pin which passes transversely through the concrete sleeper and also through a hole in the end of the holding-down bolt. The rail is seated on a rubber pad.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1959-3-27

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 4 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00037990
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 4 1994 12:00AM