Made Elastic

Dersch, M.S., C.D. Stuart, A. de O. Lima and J.R. Edwards. 2022. Made Elastic. Railway Track and Structures. RT&S Track Buyers Guide 2022: pp. 10-15.


With sponsorship from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and support from the Volpe Center and AAR/TTCI, the Rail Transportation and Engineering Center (RailTEC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) has continued a comprehensive investigation into timber crosstie spike fastener fatigue failures.