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Railroad ties (Pmudku)

Definition
The wooden or concrete supports upon which rails rest and which holds them in gage. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Cross ties
Sleepers
Ties
Broader Term
Track components (Pmudk)
Narrower Terms
Concrete ties (Pmudkuc)
Steel ties (Pmudkus)
Wood ties (Pmudkuw)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Ballast crib (Pmudkb)
Crossovers (Pmudkd)
Frogs (Railroads) (Pmudkh)
Rail (Railroads) (Pmudkr)
Sidings (Railroads) (Pmudks)
Switches (Railroads) (Pmudkt)
Tie pads (Pmudkv)
Tie plates (Pmudkw)
Railroad turnouts (Pmudkx)