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Final Report - TURNOUTS (New concepts for turnouts in urban rail transit infrastructure)

Project ID: 505592
Funded under: FP6-SUSTDEV

Abstract

This is the final report of the TURNOUTS project, which aimed to improve the vehicle-track interaction in the turnout systems for urban rail transit, and therefore improve their efficiency, enhance their safety levels, reduce the required maintenance, and restrain the emitted noise.

The report begins with a summary of the project's objectives, main problems to be solved and core ideas of the methodologies uses. There is then a detailed presentation of the six work packages and the work performed under each one. Finally, there is an assessment of the work accomplished and its estimated impact on the industry.

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Record Number: 12058 / Last updated on: 2011-04-14
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