Official US Government Icon

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Secure Site Icon

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Friday, 7 August 2020  – Monthly Server Maintenance will be conducted between Friday @ 8:00 PM to Sunday @ 7:00 PM

The latest general information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is available on the CDC website.

United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Rolling Contact Fatigue: A Comprehensive Review

Document Series
Technical Reports
Author
Eric E. Magel
Report Number
DOT/FRA/ORD-11/24
Office
RPD
Subject Track, Tracks & Structures, Track/Train Interactions
Keywords
Rolling contact fatigue; RCF; rail gauge corner cracking; wheel tread cracking; monitoring RCF; RCF damage model; friction management; rail grinding

Due to our recent website upgrade some of the links in legacy documents might point to the decommissioned site location.  We recommend that users take advantage of the search engine above to locate the material they seek on the current website.  Be assured that we are working diligently to upgrade all legacy documents containing outdated links and to keep our content as current as possible.

Revised Links:


DOT is committed to ensuring that information is available in appropriate alternative formats to meet the requirements of persons who have a disability. If you require an alternative version of files provided on this page, please contact FRAWeb@dot.gov.
Last updated: Tuesday, November 1, 2011