Technical Literature

Technical Literature

Track Compendium
Track Compendium
Track Compendium

Track System - Substructure - Maintenance - Economics
As a standard reference book for railway track engineers and practitioners, "Track Compendium" describes clearly and compactly the physical properties of individual track components and their interrelationships.

This second edition contains several additional sections on the following topics:

  • Equivalent conicity
  • Interaction of the vehicle with track geometry faults
  • Durability of wooden sleepers
  • Ballast bed cleaning and ballast properties

The author Bernhard Lichtberger has an experience of over more than 20 years of research in the field of track behaviour and the optimum methods of track maintenance. "Track Compendium" is for railway engineers a practical aid and an essential reference book in their daily work.