Title

Track-Related Research: Volume 1

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2001

Subject Area

infrastructure - track, mode - rail

Keywords

Broken rail detection, Films (Coatings), Noise control, Rail transit, Railroad tracks, Research, Wear Welding

Abstract

This report includes the results of three research tasks carried out under Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Project D-7, Joint Rail Transit-Related Research with the Association of American Railroads/Transportation Technology Center, Inc.: Alternative Broken Rail Technologies for Transit Applications; Prototype Demonstration of Film Coating to Reduce Noise and Wear in the Transit Environment; and In-Track Rail Welding in Transit Tracks. The report should be of interest to engineers responsible for design, construction, maintenance, and operation of rail transit systems.

Rights

Permission to link to report given by TRB.