Shock and Vibration / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Effect of Rail Fastening System Modifications on Tram Traffic Noise and Vibration

Table 2

Comparison of the characteristics of the surveyed tramway track constructions.

CharacteristicSystem
21-CTT21-STT

Construction/installation speed=+
Construction/installation cost+++
Stray current protection+++
Maintenance=+
Exploitation life+++
Vibration attenuation+
Noise attenuation+++

=: similar to reference PPE track, +: better than reference PPE track, ++: significantly better than reference PPE track, and −: worse than PPE reference track.

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