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Technical articles from PWI Journal

Here you'll find a variety of articles from the PWI Journal, ranging from technical to projects to general interest.

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PWI Journal April 2018 Vol 136 Part 2

From the Technical Director

Track safety summary

Aerodynamic effects on railway infrastructure

US railways today part 1: The context

Plant matters. Thought for the day – What is reliability?

A hybrid experimental-numerical approach to predict ground vibrations from localised railway defects

The cans and cants of railway curves

Exercise turnout 17. Reserves keep the MOD on the right track

Shallow-depth asphalt trackform development

Building a railway 50 years ago - The Gulf Oil refinery branch line

The Hardlock Nut

Progressive assurance for S&C renewals

 


 PWI Journal January 2018 Vol 136 Part 1

From the Technical Director

Defining ballast life

Developments and progress on track renewals on London Underground

High speed rail - The technical challenges - Seminar

The evolution of permanent way - part 5

Network Rail Track Engineering Conference

Rapid soil stabilisation method for high volume mainline track

Studs and squats - A best practice approach

Switch and crossing steelwork renewals

The science of bolt technology

Young persons’ practical trackwork challenge - Didcot

 


PWI Journal October 2017 Vol 135 Part 4

From the Technical Director

Track safety summary

Investigation of baseplate pad life on the London Underground Jubilee line extension

Rail thermal force calculations for jointed track: Article 3

The evolution of permanent way - part 4

Network Rail Track Engineering Conference

The challenge of level platform access: A best practice approach

Fault tree for poor drainage mechanisms of railway ballasted track

 


PWI Journal July 2017 Vol 135 Part 3

From the Technical Director

Developing professionals competition - Plant for electrification

Goodwood Junction grade separation project; Adelaide Australia

Health and safety aspects in track works construction

Optimisation of track stiffness on the UK railways

Rails - On our mettle Seminar

S&C refurbishment Extending life of S&C components with mobile rail rotational planning machines (DHOB)

The evolution of permanent way 3

Track safety summary

 


PWI Journal April 2017 Vol 135 Part 2

From the Technical Director

Design and construction of Farnham Road trap points

Development, testing and application of recycled plastic composite sleepers

Network Rail Track Engineers' Conference

Northern Hub and Beyond Seminar

Rail thermal force calculations for jointed track Article 2

The evolution of permanent way 2

Track safety summary

 


 PWI Journal January 2017 Vol 135 Part 1

From the Technical Director

An introduction to rail thermal force calculations Article 1

Fixed track forms for high speed lines Tech Seminar

Progress on Rail management strategy & improving the wheel/rail interface Tech Seminar

Resilience of rail support systems - the use of plastic sockets

Switch protection using the top of rail friction modifier system

The evolution of permanent way 1

The OLE design process improvement

Track safety summary