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Track-Bridge Interaction Workshop

01.02.2017 - 01.02.2017 in Taunton

Chaired by Dr David Rhodes, Convenor of the CEN Task Group on Track-Bridge Interaction, this workshop is aimed at professional engineers involved in the specification and design of railway bridges and associated trackwork.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Implications of installing continuous welded rail across discontinuities in bridge structures;
  • Bridge design considerations;
  • Current Codes and Standards: Understanding EN1991-2 §6.5.4, UIC774-3;
  • Selection of track components to mitigate Track-Bridge Interaction effects;
  • Bridge design details that influence Track-Bridge Interactions;
  • Worked examples of calculations of stresses in rails and forces on bridge bearings;
  • Measurements of effects in service.

For more details contact: tbi_workshop(at)