Title

Track-Related Research Volume 3: Exothermic Welding of Heavy Electrical Cables to Rail -- Applicability of AREMA Track Recommended Practices for Transit Agencies

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2004

Subject Area

infrastructure - track, mode - rail, mode - other

Keywords

American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, Cables, Design practices, Guidelines, Rail (Railroads), Rail transit, Railroad tracks, Recommendations, Research, Welding

Abstract

This report includes the results of two research tasks carried out under Transportation Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Project D-7, "Joint Track-Related Research with the Association of American Railroads/Transportation Technology Center, Inc.": Exothermic Welding of Heavy Electrical Cables to Rail; and Applicability of AREMA Track Recommended Practices for Transit Agencies. 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.