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Railroad Track and Bridge Inspection. Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on interstate commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, first session, on S. 543, a bill to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon common carriers engaged in interstate commerce by railroad by compelling such carriers to maintain tracks, bridges, and appurtenances thereto in safe and suitable condition. June 3, 4, and 7, 1935. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • United States.


  • Railroads -- United States -- Track,
  • Bridges -- United States

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF26 .I58 1935d
The Physical Object
Paginationiii,134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6325096M
LC Control Number35018657

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  Nashville & Eastern Railroad provides full-service track construction, maintenance, and repair. NERR's highly trained employees and specialized equipment can handle any job, whether it's a small job such as right-of-way clearance, or a big job such as railroad tie replacement. Track Inspection/Speed Requirements. Under FRA regulations, each railroad has primary responsibility to ensure its track meets or exceeds the federal safety standards. This includes railroad inspectors performing track inspections at specified minimum frequencies based on the class of track, the type of track, the annual gross tonnage operated. an inspection of track inspection records maintained by the carrier as required by 49 CFR and is necessary. Determine the adequacy of the carrier’s inspections by evaluating what is recorded on the carrier’s inspection reports, and determine if these reports reflect the actual conditions of the track structure. transitions (e.g. bridge approaches), track condition, etc. 5 Different Wheel Diameters 38 inches 28 inches 36 inches 33 inches 36 inches. 6 Track Stiffness • Rail is assumed to be a beam on an elastic foundation • Modulus of Track Elasticity, u (or k) (a.k.a. Track Modulus) u = P/Δ.