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Switch and wheel diagrams in RAIB report

Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:24 am
by Martin Wynne
The RAIB accident report released today includes some interesting diagrams of switches, switch rail planing and wheel profiles:

http://www.raib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cf ... ardens.pdf

Martin.

Re: Switch and wheel diagrams in RAIB report

Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:36 pm
by Jim Summers
Yes, I read it with great interest too, Martin, but I didn't find any discussion as to when the RAIB arrived on site and why it took them so long to get the railway running again. And that would be as important a lesson to disseminate, if only to dispel the suspicions of the old hands.

Jim