Keywords: Bearing temperatures, calibration, Dynamic Ratio, DR, Hot Box Detectors, HBD, Truck Hunting Detector, THD, wayside detector systems, wheel flats, Wheel Impact Load Detector, WILD, Wheel Temperature Detector, WTD
Abstract: The guide briefly reviews different wayside detector systems in North America’s rail network, including Acoustic Bearing Detectors (ABD) (Trackside Acoustic Detection System [TADS...
Keywords: FY2010, RLR, awards, projects, grants
Abstract: This memorandum revises T-95-04 by deleting the "alternative method" to measure a frost heave using a string level. The string level method is impractical except on level track.
Abstract: In 1994, the Track Technical Resolution Committee (TRC) recommended that FRA establish a defect code for cracked or broken guard rails. TRC also concluded that, in most cases,...
Abstract: (Original Issue Number and Date: TB-82-6, 9/3/82 Reissued: 111/83 and 7/1/85) In 1996, the Track Technical Resolution Committee recommended that FRA, together with its industry...