railroad tie

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Synonyms for railroad tie

one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track

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Tenders are invited for Safety Brackets For Brake Cross Tie Bar For Wdm2 Locos Item No.
This maintenance project consists of cross tie and switch tie renewals, jointed rail replacement, surfacing and upgrading of turnouts in order to increase efficiency of operation.
Tenders are invited for Set Of Cross Tie As Per Drg.
This project will improve the electrical conductivity of the rail, eliminate joint defects, reduce noise and wear, reduce maintenance and inspection costs, and help reduce cross tie fires by reducing the number of open rail joints throughout the rail system.
Tenders are invited for Support Arrangment For Brake Cross Tie Bar C.
6 miles of rail and 38,000 cross ties, in addition to improvements to 19 road crossings.
It is strongest in turnout and grade crossing ties, but also offers conventional cross ties and companion concrete products for the railroad industry.
During this year's Maintenance Jamboree, CSX installed 55,400 cross ties and 217,000 feet of rail, surfaced more than 100 miles of track, and restored and performed maintenance on several bridges and road crossings.
The ladders are held between two EPS panels using self-threading screw caps fitted to steel cross ties spaced at 20 cm on centres.
Trini Brassard, assistant director of operations for the Vermont Agency of Transportation, said the state agency is spending $50 million in federal money to rebuild tracks, replace cross ties and make other improvements for high-speed trains from the Massachusetts line to St.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study has determined that if concrete is used in the production of deteriorating cross ties in railroads, they would emit six times less CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions than those made from wood.
We've run everything from fiberglass to cross ties through it, and it's been relatively trouble-free since we bought it.