MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 294, 20192nd International Scientific and Practical Conference “Energy-Optimal Technologies, Logistic and Safety on Transport” (EOT-2019)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Interoperability, Safety and Certification on Transport|
|Published online||16 October 2019|
Method of railway line audit in terms of the condition of railway infrastructure
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Transport, 00662 Warsaw, Poland
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The most important problems concerning the organization of railway traffic is continuous provision and systematic improvement the level of safety of services provided by railway transport enterprises. This safety results from many factors – including condition of the infrastructure, state of superstructure or the way of conducting railway traffic. This article covers railway infrastructure within its scope. In this regard include, among others take appropriate actions to monitor its condition. One of the methods may be the audit of the railway line in terms of infrastructure condition. The purpose of the article is to present the method of railway line audit in the area of infrastructure. The concept of railway line audit from the point of view of infrastructure status was defined in the paper. The audit method was presented along with the identification of problems that may occur as a result of the audit and suggestions for solutions to these problems. The presented method was verified for a selected railway line in Poland railway line No. 12 Skierniewice – Łuków. The possibilities of improving the condition of this line were proposed together with the estimation of the amount of expenditures necessary to make therefore and time gains achieved through improvement.
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