Impacts of heavy axle loads on light density lines in the State of Washington

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Washington State Dept. of Transportation, Available through the National Technical Information Service , [Olympia, Wash.], [Springfield, VA
Railroad tracks -- Maintenance and repair, Railroad trains -- Loads, Railroad cars --
Statementby Ken Casavant and Denver Tolliver.
ContributionsTolliver, Denver D., Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation., Washington State Transportation Commission. Planning and Programming Service Center., Washington State Transportation Center.
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According to a study by Kenneth Casavant and Denver Tolliver titled Impacts of Heavy Axle Loads on Light Density Lines in the State of Washington (, Appendix A, p. 20), Class I railroad operating costs per ton-mile of ,pound cars are nearly 9% less than that of ,pound by: 7.

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Download Limit Exceeded You have exceeded your daily download allowance. million gross tons (in ) and contrasts this to lines out-of-service in Some of the low density lines identified in are now out-of-service. According to the FRA, there are miles of low density lines in the state.

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During the design stage in the late s Shima Hideo argued that multiple electric motors placed in individual carriages are the best way to limit axle loads, reduce stress on tracks and allow the motors to be used for regenerative braking.

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