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    Hmm. Just curious why you may feel it is necessary to test yard tracks? To my knowledge, it is not a regulatory requirement. Also, I would expect the chances of finding an internal defect in yard track rail to be very remote unless well used relay ...

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    Paul, if you go into the last playbook, it was documented. They would have to be hand tested using individual transducers. It is a very time consuming task. Good luck hope you find a solution. Ian Weiner ------------------------------ Ian Weiner ...

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    Paul; I'm sure someone has tested track or components in this area, but I'm unaware of any testing on my former railroad. Over my career, we did have crews with portable test units who tested ; switch rods; bolts and at one time, used UT for joint ...

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    AREMA recommendations for protection of substructure elements (piers and abutments) of overhead bridges are contained in AREMA MRE Chapter 8, Section 2.1.5. The recommendations are geometry based (both thickness/length/height of substructure element and ...

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    Looking for any information how RFD testing has been, or can be accomplished in tracks with inert retarders. ------------------------------ Paul Gray Sr. Officer RFD Eastern Canada CN Port Colborne ON ------------------------------

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