Putting slab track to the test

INTRO: GIF’s dual-gauge test track between Medina del Campo and Olmedo includes a 120m section of experimental slab track designed by Balfour Beatty. Keith Barrow reports that practical tests show the design is behaving in line with theoretical modelsFOR SIX MONTHS trains have been operating at up to 240 km/h ...

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