Vibrations of railroad due to the passage of the underground train


  • Robert Konowrocki Institute of Fundamental Technological Research (IPPT PAN), Warsaw, Poland Author
  • Czesław Bajer Institute of Fundamental Technological Research (IPPT PAN), Warsaw, Poland Author



dynamic train-track interaction, ground borne vibrations, curved and straight track, underground train


In the paper we present results of vibration measurements in the train and on the base of the railroad in tunnels of Warsaw Underground. Measurements were performed at straight and curved sections of the track. The paper is focused on the influence of the lateral slip in rail/wheel contact zone on the generation of vibrations and a noise. Vibrations were analyzed in terms of accelerations, velocities or displacements as a function of time and frequency. Results ware compared with the experiment of rolling of the wheel with lateral sleep. In both cases we observed double periodic oscillations.


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Konowrocki, R., & Bajer, C. (2010). Vibrations of railroad due to the passage of the underground train. Archives of Transport, 22(1), 61-82.


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