WIT Press


The Safety Measures Against Deformation Of The Track

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR040341

Volume

74

Pages

9

Published

2004

Size

233 kb

Author(s)

S. Chang, K.Y. Chang, R.J.T. Chen & L.C. Wang

Abstract

This paper makes an extensive evaluation and investigation of the safety strategy against the deformation of the track induced by the deformation of the civil structure, during the design, construction and operation stages. An overall analysis is based on the local practical field experiences, and the safety and maintenance regulations of other countries. The suggestions and conclusions are proposed with regards the case study of the Taipei MRT system. We hope this paper will be helpful for the future execution of the railway transportation system in the world. For the inland transportation system around the world, due to the population concentration in metropolitan areas, insufficient supply of the road capacity, the environmental protection, escalating living standards and the energy crisis, the railway transportation seems to be the best choice to cope with the demand to re

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