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Structure Gauge and Kinematic Envelope

To ensure that the path required for the passage of trains is kept clear along the route of a railway, a “structure gauge” is imposed. This has the effect of … Continue reading

Track Structure

The track on a railway (non-US) or railroad (US), also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, sleepers and ballast (or slab track), plus … Continue reading