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Provides recommended practices for the testing, classification, and reuse of second-hand rail. The purpose of the safety advisory is to reduce the number of rail defects that occur when second-hand rail is used.

Document Series
Safety Advisories
Safety Advisory Number
Subject Rail and Infrastructure Integrity, Track
broken rail ; NTSB ; precipitation of internal hydrogen
sa2006_02.pdf (14.82 KB)

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Effective Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2006