Cost-effective Maintenance of Railway Track

Cost-effective Maintenance of Railway Track

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Shows how railways can be kept running using the minimum necessary maintenance, taking into account the environmental conditions and the type and volume of traffic using the railway. This volume includes: a discussion on the choice of materials that are appropriate to the environment of the railway, and advice from the industrialized countries.Proceedings of the Conference Cost-effective Maintenance of Railway Track Organized by the Institution of Civil ... These devices enable rails to be transported along the track, either using the existing gauge rails, or service rails. They can ... because it eliminated dubious manual lifting practices and saved money by reducing manpower and locomotive costs. ... view, it gave the engineer greater independence and reliability by not having to rely too much on other departmental servicesanbsp;...

Title:Cost-effective Maintenance of Railway Track
Author:R. A. Vickers, Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 1992-01-01


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