An article by Mick House and plus material from the British Railways Board.
This article was first published in the CRS magazine 2010.
The following dates back to the 1980s and is taken from my copy of IDENTIFICATION OF WHEEL & TYRE TREAD DAMAGE REQUIRING REMEDIAL ACTION (BRITISH RAILWAYS BOARD CM & EE Department, booklet MT/162, does it still apply today.
Passenger vehicles with a speed 90mph and above with a flat length of 30mm to 50mm to be taken out of service for remedial action no later then the end of the day.
· Passenger vehicles with a speed 90mph and above with a flat length of above 50mm and up to 100mm to be taken out of service immediately for remedial action, up to 70mm 60mph over 70mm 35mph.
· Passenger vehicles with a speed 90mph and above with a flat length greater than 100mm must not be moved, (except where necessary to clear running lines) without the approval of the regional CM & EE.
ENGINEERING PLANT DIARY
Part 4 of Network Rail Measurement Train Rolling Stock. By Mick House.
We see a number of Network Rail Measurement Trains visit our area over the years and predominantly the photos that have been taken are of the Locomotives that bring the trains down, but what of the rolling s stock that is within the train!
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