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Axle load

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The axle load of a wheeled vehicle is the total weight felt by the roadway for all wheels connected to a given axle. [1]

40 relations: Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, Axle, Bavaria, Blackwater, Queensland, British Rail, British Rail Class 67, Carriageway, Diesel locomotive, Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, Fortescue Metals Group, Germany, Gross axle weight rating, Heaviest trains, India, Kriegslokomotive, Light railway, Meldon Viaduct, North Cornwall Railway, Pound (mass), Queensland, Rail profile, Rail transport, Rail transport in Mali, Rail transport in Senegal, Railroad tie, Railway Gazette International, Rainhill Trials, Road, Rolleston, Queensland, Sierra Leone Government Railway, Stephenson's Rocket, Storstrøm Bridge, Swingnose crossing, Sydbanen, Theodore Cooper, Track (rail transport), Track ballast, Truck, Vehicle, 2-8-2.

Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway

The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway is a new standard gauge international railway that serves as the backbone of the new Ethiopian National Railway Network.

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Axle

An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear.

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Bavaria

Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.

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Blackwater, Queensland

Blackwater is both a town and a locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia, 190 km west of Rockhampton.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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British Rail Class 67

The Class 67 locomotives are a class of Bo-Bo diesel-electric locomotives which were built for the English Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS) between 1999 and 2000 by Alstom at Meinfesa in Valencia, Spain with drive components (engine, generator and traction motors) from General Motors' Electro-Motive Division.

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Carriageway

A carriageway (British English) or roadway (North American English) consists of a width of road on which a vehicle is not restricted by any physical barriers or separation to move laterally.

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Diesel locomotive

A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.

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Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula

The Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, also known as Bridge Formula B or the Federal Bridge Formula, is a mathematical formula in use in the United States by truck drivers and Department of Transportation (DOT) officials to determine the appropriate maximum gross weight for a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) based on axle number and spacing.

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Fortescue Metals Group

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd is an Australian iron ore company.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gross axle weight rating

The gross axle weight rating (GAWR) is the maximum distributed weight that may be supported by an axle of a road vehicle.

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Heaviest trains

The heaviest trains in the world are freight trains hauling bulk commodities such as coal and iron ore.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Kriegslokomotive

Kriegslokomotiven (for "war locomotives", singular: Kriegslokomotive) or Kriegsloks were locomotives produced in large numbers during the Second World War under Nazi Germany.

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Light railway

A light railway is a railway built at lower costs and to lower standards than typical "heavy rail": it uses lighter-weight track, and is more steeply graded and tightly curved to reduce civil engineering costs.

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Meldon Viaduct

Meldon Viaduct carried the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) across the West Okement River at Meldon (near Okehampton) on Dartmoor in Devon, South West England.

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North Cornwall Railway

The North Cornwall Railway was a railway line running from Halwill in Devon to Padstow in Cornwall via Launceston, Camelford and Wadebridge, a distance of.

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Pound (mass)

The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Rail profile

The rail profile is the cross sectional shape of a railway rail, perpendicular to its length.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Rail transport in Mali

Mali has only one railway, the Dakar-Niger Railway, which includes 729 kilometers in Mali and runs from the port of Koulikoro via Bamako to the border with Senegal and continues on to Dakar.

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Rail transport in Senegal

Senegal has 906 km of railway at gauge.

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Railroad tie

A railroad tie/railway tie/crosstie (North America) or railway sleeper (Britain, Ireland, South Asia, Australasia, and Africa) is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks.

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Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.

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Rainhill Trials

The Rainhill Trials were an important competition in the early days of steam locomotive railways, run in October 1829 for the nearly completed Liverpool and Manchester Railway.

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Road

A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or some form of conveyance, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse.

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Rolleston, Queensland

Rolleston is a small town and locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia.

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Sierra Leone Government Railway

The Sierra Leone Government Railway operated in Sierra Leone from 1897 to 1974.

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Stephenson's Rocket

Stephenson's Rocket was an early steam locomotive of 0-2-2 wheel arrangement.

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Storstrøm Bridge

The Storstrøm Bridge (Storstrømsbroen) is a road and railway arch bridge that crosses Storstrømmen between the islands of Falster and Masnedø in Denmark.

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Swingnose crossing

A swingnose crossing or moveable point frog is a device used at a railway turnout to eliminate the gap at the common crossing (a.k.a. frog) which can cause damage and noise.

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Sydbanen

Sydbanen is a government-owned railway in Denmark.

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Theodore Cooper

Theodore Cooper (January 13, 1839 – August 24, 1919) was an American civil engineer.

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Track (rail transport)

The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.

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Track ballast

Track ballast forms the trackbed upon which railroad ties (sleepers) are laid.

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Truck

A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.

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Vehicle

A vehicle (from vehiculum) is a machine that transports people or cargo.

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2-8-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axle_load

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