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(2018-04-25)An extensive study of the performance of railroad superstructure in rail transit systems was conducted at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as part of a research program funded by the Federal Transit ...
Determination of load path through concrete crosstie and fastening system: a laboratory and field investigation (2017-04-20)US railways move more freight (measured in tonne-kms) by rail than by any other means. This is done over an extensive network of primarily private freight railway lines that also transport passenger trains. To enable the ...
Under ballast mats for railway infrastructure–a North American approach to component characterization (2017-12-13)Railroads continually look for ways to extend the life of their track infrastructure and its components given poor track performance can lead to reduced transportation efficiencies. As such, under ballast mat (UBM) ...