TCRP Report 71 Volume 5: Flange Climb Derailment Criteria and Wheel/Rail Profile Management and Maintenance Guidelines for Transit Operations
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TCRP Report 71 Volume 5:
Flange Climb Derailment Criteria and Wheel/Rail Profile Management and Maintenance Guidelines for Transit Operations
(2005)
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TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 71, Track-Related Research, Vol. 5: Flange Climb Derailment Criteria and Wheel/Rail Profile Management and Maintenance Guidelines for Transit Operations examines flange climb derailment criteria for transit vehicles that include lateral-to-vertical ratio limits and a corresponding flange-climb-distance limit. The report also includes guidance to transit agencies on wheel and rail maintenance practices.

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  • Transportation — Maintenance and Preservation
  • Transportation — Public Transportation
  • Transportation — Administration and Management
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