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NR/L2/TRK/0132

Maintenance Arc Welding of Rails, Switches & Crossings

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Organization: NR
Publication Date: 4 December 2010
Status: active
Page Count: 68
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PURPOSE

This specification defines the methods to be used when weld repairs to plain rail and switch and crossing components are carried out. It also specifies the permissible limits of defect and damage to be removed, including sidewear for specific rail steel types. Procedures for track-circuit deposits (zig-zag deposits) are also included.

Document History

NR/L2/TRK/0132
December 4, 2010
Maintenance Arc Welding of Rails, Switches & Crossings
PURPOSE This specification defines the methods to be used when weld repairs to plain rail and switch and crossing components are carried out. It also specifies the permissible limits of defect and...
August 26, 2008
Maintenance Arc Welding of Rails, Switches and Crossings
PURPOSE This specification defines the methods to be used when weld repairs to plain rail and switch and crossing components are carried out. It also specifies the permissible limits of defect and...
February 1, 2007
Maintenance Arc Welding of Rails, Switches and Crossings
PURPOSE This specification defines the methods to be used when weld repairs to plain rail and switch and crossing components are carried out. It also specifies the permissible limits of defect and...
February 1, 2003
Weld repair of rails
Summary Rails, in both plain line and switches & crossings, can sustain considerable damage and wear as a result of normal traffic. Weld repairs are an alternative to premature renewal with the...
August 1, 2000
REPAIR OF FLAT BOTTOM SWITCHES BY ELECTRIC ARC WELDING USING MANUAL METAL ARC OR SEMI-AUTOMATIC WELDING PROCESSES
This specification applies to all flatbottom switches in Railtrack-owned permanent way (limits on the applicability of weld repair are set out in section 3). The weld repair techniques covered are...
January 1, 1997
Repair of Flat Bottom Switches by Electric Arc Welding Using Manual Metal Arc or Semi-Automatic Welding Processes
This specification applies to all flatbottom switches in Railtrack-owned permanent way (limits on the applicability of weld repair are set out in section 3). PURPOSE This specification defines the...

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