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Track-Related Research: Friction Control Methods Used by the Transit Industry
Track-Related Research: Friction Control Methods Used by the Transit Industry
Report Number: R-071 Volume 4
This report provides information on a variety of onboad and wayside friction control applications used in the transit environment to reduce noise, wheel and rail wear, control truck steering forces and reduce train energy.  Descriptions of these applications are provided along with their most appropriate uses.  In addition, operational issues associated with their use are discussed as well..

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