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In order to increase rail traffic capacity, a rail line owner added an additional track adjacent to an existing main line along the Missouri River near Gasconade, MO. The new track was placed on the existing railroad embankment between the existing track and ...
Reference: 2009 International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo, Contemporary Topics in Deep Foundations, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 185, ASCE, pp207-214.
The application of the total engineering geology approach to the investigation, design, construction and operation of several major iron ore railways in the ancient cratonic Pilbara region of Western Australia is described. The approach is based on developing ...
Reference: Bull Eng Geol Environ (2005) 64: 67–94
This manual describes various geotextiles, test methods for evaluating their properties, and recommended design and installation procedures.
Reference: ARMY TM 5-818-8 AIR FORCE AFJMAN 32-1030
<p>Traditional methods of rockfall mitigation on most railroad track systems involve placing a trip wire or slide fence near the track to signal dispatch operators of a possible problem. This low-cost approach requires train dispatchers to have the track surveyed ...
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