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Continuous welded rail (Pmudkrbc)

Definition
A track that has welded joints that provide a smoother running surface and ride than standard (unwelded) rail. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Continuous rail
CWR
Broader Term
Types of railroad rail (Pmudkrb)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Curved rail (Pmudkrbb)
Corrugated rail (Pmudkrbd)
Heat treated rail (Pmudkrbh)
Reaction rails (Pmudkrbr)
Steel rails (Pmudkrbs)
Third rail (Pmudkrbt)
Welded rail (Pmudkrbw)