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Jul 03

Evaluating the performance of different sleeper shapes and materials

Toshan Rampat, Dr Louis Le Pen, Prof William Powrie, Dr John Harkness and Dr Antonios Zervos Railway Engineering-2019 15th International Conference & Exhibition 3rd -4th July 2019 Abstract Sleepers are conventionally designed in a cuboid shape of similar volume regardless of the material of construction. However, the bending stiffness and load transfer into the track …

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