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DOI: 10.12737/article_5b27a82015a4b0.56248195

2018. Vol.21. No. 2, pp. 70–72

Complex Tram Rail Diagnostics: First in Russia

S. L. Molotkov, Y. A. Markov, S. A. Pohorukov

First line of the concession tram is put into action in St. Petersburg in March 2018. NDT laboratory of JSC “Radioavionica” has performed a large amount of work before including the complete testing of rails, turnouts and welded joints. Complex approach to the tram infrastructure is the main difference of the transport-concession company for its tram system «Chizhik». This article stipulates about the testing to be performed, arising problems and ways of their decision.

Keywords: tram rail inspection, welded rail-joint, pointwork, ultrasonic flaw detector AVICON-02R


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