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Justifying and Opting Lightweight Railway Superstructure

  • Oleg SuslovEmail author
  • Alena Balyaeva
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1116)

Abstract

The article proposes a method of substantiation and opting railway superstructure with various design solutions. Based on the methodology for assessing the cost effectiveness, a method was developed for determining the coefficient of change in the cost of maintaining the superstructure, taking into account changes in stresses in its elements depending on the design decisions made. Technical solutions for the installation of a lightweight track structure were substantiated, and various solutions were proposed. For the proposed design options, the coefficients of change in the intensity of the railway track disorder and the coefficients of change in the cost of its ongoing maintenance in the average network operating conditions were determined. Based on the calculations, the option of a lightweight superstructure for laying on the Experimental Ring was chosen for further operational testing.

Keywords

Railway superstructure Lightweight track structure Railway transport 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Joint Stock Company “Scientific Research Institute of Railway Transport”MoscowRussia

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