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Continuously Welded Rail (CWR)
In Ireland: Barry_2009
Gauge widening on curves and in turnouts:
WR CCE instructions
Origin of 4ft 8 1/2 in: HMRS article
Origin of Irish 5ft 3in gauge: Barry_2009
Use of 4ft 8 3/8 in on BR: HMRS article HMRS EMB letter Conference paper
Variations on 4ft 8 1/2 in: RCTS history article
Car, railcar: Barry_2009
International Railway Congress
IRC, IRCA: IRC_article
Origin of fishplate:
ICE Adams paper
Taylor Bros centenary
In 1895: Hunt_1895
In 1905: Ross_1905
Points and Crossings (P&C)
See also "Switches and Crossings (S&C)"
Early designs: Brees Taylor Bros centenary
In 1900 (IRC report): Worthington_1900 Worthington_1900_drawings Bate_1999
On GWR: GWR S&C practice
Standardisation of Design
In 1924: Various papers and references
Switches and Crossings (S&C)
See also "Points and Crossings (P&C)"