Tag Archive: railway

Aug 30

A transferable method for estimating the economic impacts of track interventions: application to ground-borne noise reduction measures for whole sections of route

Marcus Young, Georgios Rempelos, Evangelos Ntotsios, Dr Simon Blainey, Prof David Thompson and Prof Jonathan Preston Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit 0954-4097 Scopus rating (2019): CiteScore 3.4 SJR 0.58 SNIP 1.296 10.1177/0954409720953730   Abstract The environmental impacts of noise and vibration are becoming increasingly important in the assessment …

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Jul 03

Analysis of a bridge approach: long-term behaviour from short-term response

Giacomo Ognibene, Prof William Powrie, Dr Louis Le Pen and Dr John Harkness 15th Railway Engineering Conference, Edinburgh, U.K. 3rd July 2019 Abstract Transition zones are locations where trackbed support conditions change abruptly, for example from an earth embankment onto a bridge. The track geometry at these sites degrades faster than regular railway track, requiring …

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