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Sleepers and Fastenings - Australian Rail Track Corporation

2017-3-16  1 Spacing of sleepers at non-welded rail joints should be adjusted locally as shown in the Table 2.1B. 2 New concrete sleepers in tracks carrying axle loads not exceeding 25 tonne when inserted in a face may be spaced at 667mm with a minimum of 10 sleepers per 6.67m and 1500/Km. This does not apply to low profile or interspersed concrete sleepers.

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ETD-02-04 Resilient Rail Fastening - Heavy - Design 1

2007-7-26  Resilient Rail Fastenings for Heavy Duty Concrete Sleepers - Design Issue 1 Australian Rail Track Corporation Revision 0 This document is uncontrolled when printed May 2006 Page 5 of 8 The fastening shall be such as to require minimum labour for insertion and removal. Mechanical insertion and/or withdrawal should be practical and preference will be

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3 Millionth concrete sleeper ushers in resurgence in ...

2009-11-19  Download the complete article in PDF format. Australian Rail Track Corporation has reached a major milestone in Australian construction history at Stawell in Victoria today, with the laying of the 3 millionth concrete railway sleeper in succession since 2006.

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Rocla : Sleepers : Railway Sleepers

Rocla has developed the Multilok™ system which is currently the only rail fixing method on concrete sleepers, which permits lateral and rotational adjustment on site without drilling. Each sleeper is produced to design specification and testing is conducted on a daily basis to

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Rail Holcim Australia - Holcim Australia Pty Ltd

2 天前  Sleepers. Humes has over 50 years experience in the provision of prestressed and precast concrete railway sleepers for heavy haulage, mainline, secondary and high speed tracks across Australia. We provide a range of standard, dual and narrow gauge sleepers for applications including grain, electrical, transponder, pedestrian, transition and DED ...

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Rocla secures contract for additional concrete sleepers

2009-2-25  Rocla has secured a multi-million dollar extension to the contract to supply concrete sleepers to the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC). This is to produce sleepers for different parts of the New South Wales network upgrade, including the Hunter Region and other interstate rail projects.

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SPC 232 - Concrete sleepers

2019-7-10  Concrete sleepers only is 2.04. For Heavy duty concrete sleepers use the impact factor in AS 1085.14. Rail weight Use 60kg/m rail to calculate the wheel load distribution factor for Heavy Duty sleepers. Use 53 kg/m rail to calculate the wheel load distribution factor for Medium Duty sleepers. Thermal expansion and contraction

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Home Australian Concrete Sleepers

Australian Concrete Sleepers are made with Australian grade 40MPa concrete which means they are environmentally friendly and will blend into any natural environment. Concrete sleepers provide a better option to timber sleepers as they do not rot away over time. They can also be used in many ways to maximise the space and longevity of your garden!

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Infrastructure Standard AS 1085.14:2019

This Australian Standard® AS 1085.14 Railway track material, Part 14: Prestressed concrete sleepers was prepared by a Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) Development Group consisting of representatives from the following organisations: Arc Infrastructure Aurizon Austrak Australian Rail Track Corporation BHP Billiton Martinus Rail

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University of Wollongong Research Online

2020-10-13  generic design standards for concrete structures. There are three main steps in designing the concrete sleepers on the basis of the new limit states design concept: first, the determination of design loads (F* ) 10; second, the dynamic analysis of design moment or actions ( M* = 0.8 F* or using the Dynamic Analysis of Rail Track Package, D-TRACK) 8

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Projects - Austrak

Queensland Rail . Austrak’s association with Queensland Rail started in 1983, producing more than 5.5 million sleepers over this time from three factories. Austrak has been QR's sole supplier of concrete ties during this period. The most recent contract is a new

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Austrak News in 2010 - Austrak

Austrak to supply ARTC 500,000 New concrete sleepers for track upgrades August 10 2010. An Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) contract to produce 500,000 concrete sleepers will see Austrak’s Wagga Wagga factory increase production and

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Inland Rail contracts turnout big for Aussie made ...

2021-1-20  Regional Victoria will reap ongoing benefits after the Australian Rail Track Corporation signed an $80 million contract for the local manuf ... Vossloh will need 32 additional people to support the design and manufacture of more than 200 turnouts primarily in Castlemaine in central Victoria. ... 116,396 concrete sleepers from Rocla in Mittagong

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Non-Delayed Heat Application Effects on The Strength of ...

2020-7-31  concrete sleepers were preferred to replace the timber sleepers. Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) considered a complete replacement using concrete would reduce operational delays in the long term, since the requirement for track access to do maintenance is less for concrete

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Safety of rail operations on the interstate rail line ...

2013-8-22  concrete sleepers, while financial and operational considerations focused on minimal disruption to rail services and maximum track coverage (sleeper replacement) within financial constraints . The ARTC concluded that this was only possible if the side insertion method of re- sleepering was used and existing ballast was reused as much as possible .

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(PDF) Composite Railway Sleepers – Recent developments ...

for the modern design of prestressed concrete sleepers supporting. ... (Track) Australian Rail Track Corporation; 2009. [4] History and development of the wooden sleeper. CH-2855, Glovelier: Ets.

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Alice Springs-Darwin Rail Line Construction, Northern ...

2021-7-28  Continuous welded rail on concrete sleepers is used throughout and the line is being built for 23t axle loads with clearances for double-stack containers and a maximum speed of 115km/h (71mph). The track network is integrated with Darwin’s

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Investigation: RI-2011-015 - Investigation of rail ...

In 2007, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) embarked on a major investment program to upgrade the rail track between Melbourne and Sydney. Since the program began, there have been a number of incidents and the condition of the line has been subject to significant adverse comment about its safety, largely in relation to rough ride ...

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CONCRETE SLEEPER DESIGN, PROCESS DELIVERY

2020-10-13  THE COMPANY Since its establishment in 1980, Austrak has grown to become a world leader in the design and manufacture of pre-stressed concrete sleepers. During more than 30 years of business, Austrak has cemented its place as the largest concrete sleeper manufacturer and supplier in Australia. As a dedicated sleeper technology company our focus

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Tramway Sleepers - concreteproductsaustralia.au

2021-6-16  Concrete Products Australia (CPA) provides a wide range of prestressed concrete tramway sleepers to service the sugar milling industry and light rail system throughout Queensland. Our sleepers are designed to be durable, long lasting, fire and termite resistant, as well as shrinkage resistant. Taking into consideration the Queensland weather conditions, Concrete Products Australia (CPA ...

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Projects - Austrak

Alice Springs to Darwin Railway – ADrail NT. In 2001 ADrail contracted Austrak to design and supply about two million standard gauge sleepers for this new 1420km single track railway. The sleepers had to be manufactured in 16 months. The railway was to be constructed in some of the most remote and inhospitable parts of Australia.

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AS 1085.14-2003 Railway track material - Prestressed ...

2006-7-9  AS 1085.14—2003 Australian Standard™ Railway track material Part 14: Prestressed concrete sleepers AS 1085.14 This is a free 9 page sample. Access the full version online.

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Version 4.8 Issued April 2013 - Transport for NSW

2019-7-10  AS 1085.14 (2003) – Prestressed Concrete Sleepers AS 1085.18 (2003) - Railway Track Material Part 18: Screwspikes and threaded inserts AS 1085.19 (2003) - Railway Track Material Part 19: Resilient fastening assemblies AS 3818.2 (2002) - Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded - Railway track timbers

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Concrete Sleepers Sydney, NSW Retaining Wall ...

Concrete Sleeper Sydney Concrete Sleepers is a proudly Australian company established in 2017. Based in Sydney our teams are able to service areas within Sydney and neighbouring metropolitan areas. We have several years of experience working with concrete sleepers and retaining walls.

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Faulty Tracks - 7.30 - ABC

2010-9-27  The rail union blames the Australian Rail Track Corporation for a bungled billion-dollar infrastructure upgrade, in which concrete sleepers replaced

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Solutions your way. PCM RAIL.ONE AG

SOLUTIONS YOUR WAY. The PCM RAIL.ONE Group has been manufacturing concrete sleepers and track systems for urban transit and long-distance rail transportation for over 60 years. The technology leader also offers its expertise in the fields of engineering and plant construction. Its customer-driven innovations fulfill the highest quality ...

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Investigation: RI-2011-015 - Investigation of rail ...

In 2007, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) embarked on a major investment program to upgrade the rail track between Melbourne and Sydney. Since the program began, there have been a number of incidents and the condition of the line has been subject to significant adverse comment about its safety, largely in relation to rough ride ...

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A Guide to Permanent Way Design - Permanent Way

c. Design Methods . B . G3 . G2 . A . G1 . Existing Track Profile . VC2 . VC1 . From the survey and track profile it should be possible to identify areas where gradients can be fitted. These should be done to fit in with the existing track as closely as possible. This is essential when considering areas with overhead line

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