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Långsiktigt spårväxelunderhåll - Förutsättningar och möjligheter

Risberg, Nils and Mitropoulos, Marios (2008)
Civil Engineering - Railway Construction (BSc)
Abstract
Due to their complexity and heavy wear from rail traffic, switches are a sensitive part of the railway infrastructure and moreover expensive to maintain. Furthermore, increasing railway traffic not only accelerates the wear rate but also obstructs the necessary maintenance measures. This paper examines the opportunities for a transition to a long-term maintenance strategy in the Swedish railway network. It contains a study of the maintenance strategy of Banverket, and also analyses statistics of errors in the railway infrastructure. The survey was completed utilising interviews with infrastructure managers, maintenance contractors, planners of railway operations and the Banverket material service department. The conclusions derived show... (More)
Due to their complexity and heavy wear from rail traffic, switches are a sensitive part of the railway infrastructure and moreover expensive to maintain. Furthermore, increasing railway traffic not only accelerates the wear rate but also obstructs the necessary maintenance measures. This paper examines the opportunities for a transition to a long-term maintenance strategy in the Swedish railway network. It contains a study of the maintenance strategy of Banverket, and also analyses statistics of errors in the railway infrastructure. The survey was completed utilising interviews with infrastructure managers, maintenance contractors, planners of railway operations and the Banverket material service department. The conclusions derived show that thorough planning and coordination between the participants in the railway sector are of major importance for maintenance in a preventive manner. (Less)
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  abstract     = {Due to their complexity and heavy wear from rail traffic, switches are a sensitive part of the railway infrastructure and moreover expensive to maintain. Furthermore, increasing railway traffic not only accelerates the wear rate but also obstructs the necessary maintenance measures. This paper examines the opportunities for a transition to a long-term maintenance strategy in the Swedish railway network. It contains a study of the maintenance strategy of Banverket, and also analyses statistics of errors in the railway infrastructure. The survey was completed utilising interviews with infrastructure managers, maintenance contractors, planners of railway operations and the Banverket material service department. The conclusions derived show that thorough planning and coordination between the participants in the railway sector are of major importance for maintenance in a preventive manner.},
  author       = {Risberg, Nils and Mitropoulos, Marios},
  keyword      = {Road transport technology,rail technology,maintenance,switch,banteknik
railway,underhåll,järnväg,spårväxlar,Vägtransportteknik},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Långsiktigt spårväxelunderhåll - Förutsättningar och möjligheter},
  year         = {2008},
}