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Single track (Pmudbs)

Definition
The main track on a roadbed having only main track, upon which trains are operated in both directions. In multiple track territory, the process of running all trains, regardless of direction on one track while one or more other tracks are temporarily out of service. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Types of track (Pmudb)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Ballastless track (Pmudbb)
Curved track (Pmudbc)
Concrete slab track (Pmudbe)
Double track (Pmudbf)
Guideways (Pmudbg)
High speed track (Pmudbh)
Jointed track (Pmudbj)
Multiple track (Pmudbm)
Narrow gage track (Pmudbn)
Tangent track (Pmudbt)
Track panels (Pmudbv)
Unconventional track (Pmudbx)