EFFECT OF UNIT TRAIN OPERATION ON BRIDGES

This committee report includes a survey of 21 railroads which operate unit trains with the major problems being concerned with timber trestles. The movement of rail on such flexible structures is a major concern with much attention being given to rail anchoring. Longitudinal bracing is strengthened and blocks placed between all ties.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 42-46

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183300
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Railway Bridge & Building Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 82 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1978 12:00AM