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Ballast Defects and Conditions—Importance of Identification and Repair in Preventing Development of Unsafe Combinations of Track Conditions
Keywords: Safety Advisories, Track, Ballast
Abstract: FRA is issuing this safety advisory to emphasize the importance of timely repairing ballast defects and conditions on main tracks. FRA notes that ballast defects and ballast...
Keywords: Continuous Welded Rail; CWR
Safety Appliance Securement, Potential Failure of Welded and/or Notched Vertical Hand Brake Supports on FTTX Flatcars
Keywords: stachion ; handbrake ; cracks
Recommends inspection and, when necessary, repair of American Car and Foundry (ACF) Center Flow Covered Hopper Cars when appropriate.
Keywords: side sill failure