Joint Bar Integrity Studies

This project will examine joint bar failures in revenue service on two Class I railroads and at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST) for determination of the incipient conditions for joint bar failures.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program information: Track and Structures, Rail Joint Integrity. Contract to a Performing Organization has not yet been awarded. Links to project: and


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $440000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Grant ID 115

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Tajaddini, Ali

  • Start Date: 20140601
  • Expected Completion Date: 20150531
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01575180
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: Grant ID 115
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 31 2015 11:35AM