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STRUCTURAL
Railroad Trackage-Continued
loose connections
corrosion
frayed or broken strands. (Repair when one strand broken in
7-strand, or more than 3 broken in 19-strand.)
n Protective Devices:
Warning Signs
inadequate
improperly placed
illegible
telltales improperly placed and in poor condition
Warning signals/gates
inadequate and poor structural stability of bumper blocks and cattle
guards.
Guard Rails:
poor structural condition and improper placing at sharp
curves
steep embankments
trestles, bridges, or other locations where derailment would
be serious
Retaining Walls:
undermining
misalignment
weephole obstructions
other deficiencies that would tend to endanger tracks
n
Clearances:
Clearances at warehouses and structures less than 8' from center
line of track from rail to 22' above rail
Clearances of overhanging shed roof less than 5'6" from centerline
of track and from rail to 15'6" above rail
Clearances that do not conform to AREA standards and are less
than those required by serving railroad
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