Keywords: Track Strength Inspection, In-Motion Tests, Association of American Railroads, Transportation Test Center
Abstract: The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is conducting extensive lateral track strength (track panel shift) tests using the AAR’s Track Loading Vehicle (TLV). The entire test...
Keywords: tank cars; damage assessment; guidelines
Keywords: Track Twist, Track Geometry, Wheel/Rail Friction
Abstract: Results of tests conducted at the Transportation Technology Center (TTC), Pueblo, Colorado, indicate that vehicle response to track twist varies significantly with car type....