TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 71, Volume 7: Guidelines for Guard/Restraining Rail Installation explores two guard rail installation philosophies and the effects of vehicle types, wheel flange angle, wheel/rail friction coefficient, curve radius, cant deficiency, and track perturbation on flange climb derailments.
National Research Council. TCRP Report 71 Volume 7: Track-Related Research, Volume 7: Guidelines for Guard/Restraining Rail Installation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2010.
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