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Tie pads (Pmudkv)

Definition
Polymer or rubber pads placed between the rail and concrete ties to dissipate the weight and extreme force of freight trains. (Source: Team)
Broader Term
Track components (Pmudk)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
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Switches (Railroads) (Pmudkt)
Railroad ties (Pmudku)
Tie plates (Pmudkw)
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