The Low Adhesion Problem due to Leaf Contamination in the Wheel/Rail Contact: Bonding and Low Adhesion Mechanisms

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Ishizaka, K.; Lewis, S.R.; Lewis, R.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier

Autumn leaves often cause low adhesion problems for train operations, leading to station overruns and signals passed at danger (SPADS). The aim of this paper was to review operational data and research methods to assess the current understanding of the problem and formu... View more
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