Track Design Handbook
|Publication Date:||3 June 2017|
This standard applies to all design work carried out on existing and new track assets for use in Network Rail Infrastructure.
This standard gives the requirements for the design of track alignments and layouts. Information provided on track geometry, the mathematics of track layouts, switch & crossing (S&C) assemblies, sleepers and rail fastenings is intended to result in designs that take proper account of the speed of traffic.