FITTING GRINDING POLICY TO THE RAIL-WEAR PROBLEM ON CURVES, GRINDING WHEEL SET ONLY ONE OF SEVERAL FACTORS

While rail grinding to eliminate corrugations was introduced 40 years ago, today's curve problems are of new magnitude. Heavier wheel loads, tie-plate cant, quality of rail and the capabilities of rail grinding equipment must all be considered in establishing a program to minimize curve problems.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Campbell, J E
    • Thomsen, E
    • Rivoire, A
  • Publication Date: 1978-2

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 34-36
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00172944
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Track and Structures
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1978 12:00AM