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Record 1 1985-10-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tracks and Roadways (Rail Transport)
DEF

progressive fracture in the head of the rail generally starting as a horizontal separation which turns up or down or in both directions, to form a transverse separation substantially at right angles to the running surface (RDMA 64 p. 37)

OBS

Term officialized by Canadian Pacific and Canadian National

French

Domaine(s)
  • Voies ferrées
CONT

Un rail rompu à partir d'une fissure composée présente au moment de la rupture une surface de couleur noirâtre à l'endroit où se trouvait la fissuration originelle. Le reste de la cassure est granulé et de couleur claire. (ARDR67, no 212.2)

OBS

Terme uniformisé par Canadien Pacifique et Canadien National

Spanish

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