Prevention of Creep of Rails - Civil Engineering

Friday, 26 October 2018

Prevention of Creep of Rails

Prevention of Creep of Rails

Following are the common methods adopted to prevent creep 
Prevention of Creep of Rails
1. When creep is distinctly visible, the best remedy is to pull back the rails to their original position means of crowbars.

2. The creep of the track can be prevented by the use of anchors and sufficient crib ballast.


3. The creep of the track can be prevented by the use of steel sleepers which provide a good grip.


4. Increase in number of sleepers per rail length helps to prevent creep .


5. Provision of a good drainage system and efficient maintenance of track helps in minimizing the creep of rails.

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