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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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PERMANENT WAY; PERMANENT-WAY TOOLS; MACHINES FOR MAKING RAILWAYS OF ALL KINDS (derailing or rerailing blocks on track, track brakes or retarders B61K) [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Structure of the permanent way for railways or tramways [2013‑01]
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Ballastway; Other means for supporting the sleepers or the track; Drainage of the ballastway (draining by trenches, culverts, or conduits E01F 5/00) [2013‑01]
E01B 1/001
.
{
Track with ballast
}
[2013‑01]
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E01B 1/002
.
{
Ballastless track, e.g. concrete slab trackway, or with asphalt layers
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 1/004
. .
{
with prefabricated elements embedded in fresh concrete or asphalt
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 1/005
. .
{
with sleeper shoes
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 1/007
. .
{
with interlocking means to withstand horizontal forces
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 1/008
.
{
Drainage of track
}
[2013‑01]
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General structure of permanent way (railway networks B61B 1/00 ; foundations for pavings E01C 3/00 ; foundations in general E02D) [2013‑01]
E01B 2/003
.
{
Arrangement of tracks on bridges or in tunnels
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 2/006
.
{
Deep foundation of tracks
}
[2013‑01]
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Transverse or longitudinal sleepers (for switches or crossings E01B 7/22); Other means resting directly on the ballastway for supporting rails [2013‑01]
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E01B 3/02
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made from wood (drying or impregnating B27K) [2013‑01]
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E01B 3/04
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Means for preventing cleaving [2013‑01]
E01B 3/06
. . .
Anti-cracking dogs [2013‑01]
E01B 3/08
. . .
Straps or bands for hooping or encircling sleepers (apparatus for hooping wooden railway sleepers on the spot E01B 31/28) [2013‑01]
E01B 3/10
. .
Composite sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 3/12
. .
Longitudinal sleepers; Longitudinal sleepers integral or combined with tie-rods; Combined longitudinal and transverse sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 3/14
. .
Slabs; Blocks; Fastening tie-rods to them [2013‑01]
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E01B 3/16
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made from steel [2013‑01]
E01B 3/18
. .
Composite sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 3/20
. .
Sleeper construction for special purposes, e.g. with openings for ballast working (sleepers for shiftable track for heavy loads E01B 23/12) [2013‑01]
E01B 3/22
. .
Longitudinal sleepers; Longitudinal sleepers integral or combined with tie-rods; Combined longitudinal and transverse sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 3/24
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Slabs; Blocks; Pot sleppers; Fastening tie-rods to them [2013‑01]
E01B 3/26
. .
combined with inserts of wood artificial stone or other material [2013‑01]
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E01B 3/28
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made from concrete or from natural or artificial stone (manufacture B28) [2013‑01]
E01B 3/30
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Hollow sleepers [2013‑01]
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E01B 3/32
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with armouring or reinforcement (hollow sleepers E01B 3/30) [2013‑01]
E01B 3/34
. . .
with pre-tensioned armouring or reinforcement (pre-tensioned armouring or reinforcing elements E04C 5/00) [2013‑01]
E01B 3/36
. .
Composite sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 3/38
. .
Longitudinal sleepers; Longitudinal sleepers integral or combined with tie-rods; Combined longitudinal and transverse sleepers; Layers of concrete supporting both rails [2013‑01]
E01B 3/40
. .
Slabs; Blocks; Pot sleepers; Fastening tie-rods to them [2013‑01]
E01B 3/42
. .
combined with inserts of wood or other material [2013‑01]
E01B 3/44
.
made from other materials only if the material is essential [2013‑01]
E01B 3/46
.
made from different materials (E01B 3/26 , E01B 3/42 take precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 3/48
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Distance keepers or tie-rods for sleepers [2013‑01]
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Rails; Guard rails (manufacture of rails B21B); Distance-keeping means for them [2013‑01]
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E01B 5/02
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Rails [2013‑01]
E01B 5/04
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Grooved rails [2013‑01]
E01B 5/06
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Reversible or invertible rails [2013‑01]
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E01B 5/08
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Composite rails; Compound rails with dismountable or non-dismountable parts [2013‑01]
E01B 5/10
. . .
Composite grooved rails; Inserts for grooved rails [2013‑01]
E01B 5/12
. .
Rails with a foot serving as a sleeper [2013‑01]
E01B 5/14
. .
Rails for special parts of the track, e.g. for curves [2013‑01]
E01B 5/16
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Distance keepers [2013‑01]
E01B 5/18
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Guard rails; Connecting, fastening or adjusting means therefor [2013‑01]
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Switches; Crossings (operating mechanisms B61L) [2013‑01]
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E01B 7/02
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Tongues; Associated constructions [2013‑01]
E01B 7/04
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Constructions with tongues turning about a vertical pivot at the end [2013‑01]
E01B 7/06
. .
Constructions with flexible tongues or flexible fishplates [2013‑01]
E01B 7/08
. .
Other constructions of tongues, e.g. tilting about an axis parallel to the rail, movable tongue blocks or rails [2013‑01]
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E01B 7/10
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Frogs [2013‑01]
E01B 7/12
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Fixed frogs made of one part or composite [2013‑01]
E01B 7/14
. .
with movable parts [2013‑01]
E01B 7/16
. .
Jump-over frogs [2013‑01]
E01B 7/18
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Combinations of switches and crossings [2013‑01]
E01B 7/20
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Safety means for switches, e.g. switch point protectors, auxiliary or guiding rail members [2013‑01]
E01B 7/22
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Special sleepers for switches or crossings; Fastening means therefor [2013‑01]
E01B 7/24
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Heating of switches [2013‑01]
E01B 7/26
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Lubricating of switches (lubricating of rails B61K 3/00) [2013‑01]
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E01B 7/28
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Crossings [2013‑01]
E01B 7/30
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Jump-over crossings [2013‑01]
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Fastening rails on sleepers, or the like (fastening rails to bridges E01D 19/12) [2013‑01]
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Fastening rails, tie-plates, or chairs directly on sleepers or foundations; Means therefor [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/04
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Fastening on wooden or concrete sleepers or on masonry without clamp members [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/06
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Railways spikes (nails in general F16B) [2013‑01]
E01B 9/08
. . . .
Elastic spikes [2013‑01]
E01B 9/10
. . .
Screws or bolts for sleepers (screws or bolts in general F16B) [2013‑01]
E01B 9/12
. . .
Retaining or locking devices for spikes or screws [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/14
. . .
Plugs, sleeves, thread linings, or other inserts for holes in sleepers (inserting plugs or sleeves E01B 31/26) [2013‑01]
E01B 9/16
. . . .
for wooden sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 9/18
. . . .
for concrete sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 9/20
. . .
by keys [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/22
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Fastening on steel sleepers without clamp members [2013‑01]
E01B 9/24
. . .
by keys [2013‑01]
E01B 9/26
. . .
Welded fastenings [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/28
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Fastening on wooden or concrete sleepers or on masonry with clamp members [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/30
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by resilient steel clips [2013‑01]
E01B 9/303
. . . .
{
the clip being a shaped bar
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 9/306
. . . .
{
the clip being a shaped plate
}
[2013‑01]
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E01B 9/32
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Fastening on steel sleepers with clamp members [2013‑01]
E01B 9/34
. . .
by resilient steel clips [2013‑01]
E01B 9/36
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Metal sole-plates for rails which rails are directly fastened to sleepers [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/38
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Indirect fastening of rails by using tie-plates or chairs; Fastening of rails on the tie-plates or in the chairs [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/40
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Tie-plates for flat-bottom rails (manufacture B21) [2013‑01]
E01B 9/42
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of two or more parts [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/44
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Fastening the rail on the tie-plate [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/46
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by clamps [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/48
. . . .
by resilient steel clips [2013‑01]
E01B 9/483
. . . . .
{
the clip being a shaped bar
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 9/486
. . . . .
{
the clip being a shaped plate
}
[2013‑01]
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E01B 9/50
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by keys [2013‑01]
E01B 9/52
. . . .
by resilent keys [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/54
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Rail chairs [2013‑01]
E01B 9/56
. . .
for rails with two or more treads [2013‑01]
E01B 9/58
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Fastening the rail in the chair [2013‑01]
E01B 9/60
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Rail fastenings making use of clamps or braces supporting the side of the rail [2013‑01]
E01B 9/62
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Rail fastenings incorporating resilient supports [2013‑01]
E01B 9/64
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Rail fastenings gripping or encircling the sleeper [2013‑01]
E01B 9/66
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Rail fastenings allowing the adjustment of the position of the rails, so far as not included in the preceding groups [2013‑01]
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E01B 9/68
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Pads or the like, e.g. of wood, rubber, placed under the rail, tie-plate, or chair [2013‑01]
NOTE

  • If the subject to be classified has more than one characteristic, classification is made in group E01B 9/68 and indexing codes for the different characteristics are given
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E01B 9/681
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{
characterised by the material
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 9/683
. . .
{
layered or composite
}
[2013‑01]
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E01B 9/685
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{
characterised by their shape
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 9/686
. . .
{
with textured surface
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 9/688
. . .
{
with internal cavities
}
[2013‑01]
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Rail joints (electrical connection of the rail B60M 5/00) [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/02
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Dismountable rail joints [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/04
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Flat fishplates [2013‑01]
E01B 11/06
. . .
with keys or pins [2013‑01]
E01B 11/08
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Angle fishplates [2013‑01]
E01B 11/10
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Fishplates with parts supporting or surrounding the rail foot [2013‑01]
E01B 11/12
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Fishplates engaging only the rail foot [2013‑01]
E01B 11/14
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Rail foot flange clips in one piece [2013‑01]
E01B 11/16
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Fishplates for joining rails of different sections [2013‑01]
E01B 11/18
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Fishplates for temporarily repairing broken rails [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/20
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with gap-bridging [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/22
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by parts of the rails [2013‑01]
E01B 11/24
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with oblique or overlapping rail ends [2013‑01]
E01B 11/26
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with interlocking rail ends [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/28
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by parts of the joining members [2013‑01]
E01B 11/30
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Fishplates with integral tread parts lying in the cross-section of the rail head [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/32
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by separate parts, Inserts bridging both rail heads [2013‑01]
E01B 11/34
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Auxiliary rail beside gap [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/36
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Fastening means for fishplates [2013‑01]
E01B 11/38
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Loking arrangements for fastening means (locking means for nuts or bolts in general F16B) [2013‑01]
E01B 11/40
. .
Dismountable rail joints combined with welded parts [2013‑01]
E01B 11/42
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Joint constructions for relatively movable rails, e.g. rails on turntables, traversers, or swing bridges [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/44
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Non-dismountable rail joints; Welded joints (welding methods B23K) [2013‑01]
E01B 11/46
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General methods for making gapless tracks [2013‑01]
E01B 11/48
. .
Joints made by flame welding [2013‑01]
E01B 11/50
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Joints made by electric welding [2013‑01]
E01B 11/52
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Joints made by alumino-thermal welding [2013‑01]
E01B 11/54
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Electrically-insulating rail joints [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/56
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Special arrangements for supporting rail ends (foot supports E01B 11/08 to E01B 11/14) [2013‑01]
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E01B 11/58
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Bridge plates [2013‑01]
E01B 11/60
. . .
with wedges [2013‑01]
E01B 11/62
. .
Bridge chairs (chairs E01B 9/54 to E01B 9/58) [2013‑01]
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Arrangements preventing shifting of the track [2013‑01]
E01B 13/02
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Rail anchors [2013‑01]
Guards for preventing a person`s foot being trapped in grooved rails [2013‑01]
Cattle guards connected to the permanent way (grids in general for preventing cattle from straying A01K 3/00) [2013‑01]
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Protection of permanent way against development of dust or against the effect of wind, sun, frost, or corrosion; Means to reduce development of noise (snow fences E01F 7/02 , snow-ploughs E01H 8/02 , watering E01H 11/00) [2013‑01]
E01B 19/003
.
{
Means for reducing the development or propagation of noise
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 19/006
.
{
Means for protecting the underground against spillage
}
[2013‑01]
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Track superstructure adapted for tramways in paved streets (paving E01C 9/04 , E01C 9/06) [2013‑01]
E01B 21/02
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Special supporting means; Draining of rails [2013‑01]
E01B 21/04
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Special fastenings, joint constructions, or tie-rods [2013‑01]
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Easily dismountable or movable tracks, e.g. temporary railways; Details specially adapted therefor [2013‑01]
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E01B 23/02
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Tracks for light railways, e.g. for field, colliery, or mine use [2013‑01]
E01B 23/04
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Fastening or joining means [2013‑01]
E01B 23/06
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Switches (turntables B60S , B61J); Portable switches; Turnouts [2013‑01]
E01B 23/08
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Temporary tracks for use while repairing tramways [2013‑01]
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E01B 23/10
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Shiftable tracks for heavy loads, e.g. carrying excavators [2013‑01]
E01B 23/12
. .
Sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 23/14
. .
Fastening or joining means (fastening of rails by keys E01B 9/24) [2013‑01]
E01B 23/16
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Switches [2013‑01]
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Tracks for special kinds of railways (systems B61B ; wheel tracks on roads E01C 9/02) [2013‑01]
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E01B 25/02
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Tracks for rack railways [2013‑01]
E01B 25/04
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Rack rails; Supports or connections for rack rails [2013‑01]
E01B 25/06
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Switches; Frogs; Crossings [2013‑01]
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E01B 25/08
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Tracks for mono-rails with centre of gravity of vehicle above the load-bearing rail [2013‑01]
E01B 25/10
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Mono-rails; Auxiliary balancing rails; Supports or connections for rails [2013‑01]
E01B 25/12
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Switches; Crossings [2013‑01]
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E01B 25/14
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Tracks for cable-drawn railway vehicles [2013‑01]
E01B 25/15
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Switches; Crossings [2013‑01]
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E01B 25/16
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Tracks for aerial rope railways with a stationary rope [2013‑01]
E01B 25/18
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Ropers; Supports, fastening or straining means for ropes (ropes in general D07B ; masts E04H 12/00 ; ropes sockets F16G) [2013‑01]
E01B 25/20
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Switches; Crossings [2013‑01]
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E01B 25/22
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Tracks for railways with the vehicle suspended from rigid supporting rails [2013‑01]
E01B 25/24
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Supporting rails; Auxiliary balancing rails; Supports or connections for rails [2013‑01]
E01B 25/26
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Switches; Crossings [2013‑01]
E01B 25/28
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Rail tracks for guiding vehicles when running on road or similar surface (wheel tracks on roads E01C 9/02) [2013‑01]
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E01B 25/30
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Tracks for magnetic suspension or levitation vehicles [2013‑01]
E01B 25/305
. .
{
Rails or supporting constructions
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 25/32
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Stators, guide rails or slide rails [2013‑01]
E01B 25/34
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Switches; Frogs; Crossings [2013‑01]
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E01B 26/00
Tracks or track components not covered by any one of the preceding groups [2013‑01]
E01B 26/005
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{
Means for fixing posts, barriers, fences or the like to rails
}
[2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Making, maintaining, renewing, or taking-up the ballastway or the track; Tools or machines specially designed therefor (derailing or rerailing ofmachines B61K 5/00 ; removal of foreign matter from the permanent way, vegetation control applying liquids E01H) [2013‑01]
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Placing, renewing, working, cleaning, or taking-up the ballast, with or without concurrent work on the track; Devices therefor; Packing sleepers [2013‑01]
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E01B 27/02
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Placing the ballast; Making ballastway; Redistributing ballasting material; Machines or devices therefor; Levelling means [2013‑01]
E01B 27/021
. .
{
by devices moving underneath the track, e.g. ballast sleighs
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/022
. .
{
by devices moving on the track with or without spreading or levelling
}
[2013‑01]
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E01B 27/023
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{
Spreading, levelling or redistributing ballast already placed
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/025
. . .
{
by means of non-driven tools
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/026
. . .
{
by means of driven tools, e.g. rotating brooms or digging devices
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/027
. .
{
Loosening ballasting material
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/028
. .
{
Compacting ballasting material; Performing ballast cores or seats for sleepers
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/04
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Removing the ballast; Machines therefor, whether or not additionally adapted for taking-up ballast (E01B 27/06 , E01B 27/12 takes precedence; redistributing ballasting material E01B 27/02) [2013‑01]
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E01B 27/06
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Renewing or cleaning the ballast in situ, wih or without concurrent work on the track [2013‑01]
E01B 27/08
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the track having been taken-up (E01B 27/11 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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E01B 27/10
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without taking-up track (E01B 27/11 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 27/102
. . .
{
Removing unwanted material without removing the ballast
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/105
. . .
{
the track having been lifted
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/107
. . .
{
along between the tracks only
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 27/11
. .
combined with concurrent renewal of track components [2013‑01]
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E01B 27/12
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Packing sleepers, with or without concurrent work on the track; Compacting track-carrying ballast [2013‑01]
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E01B 27/13
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Packing sleepers, with or without concurrent work on the track (preforming ballast cores or seats for sleepers E01B 27/02) [2013‑01]
E01B 27/14
. . .
Manual tools or hand-held power tools therefor [2013‑01]
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E01B 27/16
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Sleeper-tamping machines [2013‑01]
E01B 27/17
. . . .
combined with means for lifting, levlling or slewing the track [2013‑01]
E01B 27/18
. . . .
by introducing additional fresh material under the sleepers, e.g. by the measured-shovel method, by the blowing method [2013‑01]
E01B 27/20
. .
Compacting the material of the track-carrying ballastway, e.g. by vibrating the track, by surface vibrators (of trackless ballastway E01B 27/02 ; for packing sleepers E01B 27/12) [2013‑01]
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Laying, rebuilding, or taking-up tracks; Tools or machines therefor (E01B 27/00 , E01B 31/00 take precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/005
.
{
Making of concrete parts of the track in situ
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 29/02
.
Transporting, laying, removing, or renewing lengths of assembled track, assembled switches, or assembled crossings (E01B 29/04 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/04
.
Lifting or levelling of tracks (lifting devices in general B66F) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/05
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Transporting, laying, removing, or renewing both rails and sleepers (as assembled units E01B 29/02) [2013‑01]
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E01B 29/06
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Transporting, laying, removing or renewing sleepers (E01B 29/05 takes precedence; carrying devices B65G 7/12) [2013‑01]
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E01B 29/09
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under, or from under, installed rails [2013‑01]
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E01B 29/10
. . .
for inserting or removing sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 29/11
. . . .
Removal involving destruction of the sleeper, e.g. the sectioning thereof [2013‑01]
E01B 29/13
. . .
for moving sleepers in a direction parallel to the rails, e.g. for spacing or aligning them (E01B 29/10 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/14
. . .
for lifting sleepers up to the rails (lifting devices in general B66F) [2013‑01]
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E01B 29/16
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Transporting, laying, removing, or replacing rails; Moving rails placed on sleepers in the track (E01B 29/05 takes precedence; moving or tilting heavy loads in general B65G 7/00) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/17
. .
Lengths of rails assembled into strings, e.g. welded together [2013‑01]
E01B 29/20
. .
Moving rails placed on installed sleepers in the plane track [2013‑01]
E01B 29/22
. .
Raising rails from sleepers, e.g. for inserting sole-plates (lifting devices in general B66F) [2013‑01]
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E01B 29/24
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Fixing or removing detachable fastening means or accessories thereof; Pre-assembling track components by detachable fastening means (E01B 29/02 , E01B 31/26 take precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/26
. .
the fastening means being spikes (E01B 29/16 takes precedence; hand-held tools for nail or staple driving or extracting B25C) [2013‑01]
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E01B 29/28
. .
the fastening means being of screw-and-nut type (portable apparatus for fixing or removing screws or the like B25B); Apparatus therefor, adapted to additionally drilling holes [2013‑01]
E01B 29/29
. . .
for horizontally-arranged fastening elements, e.g. fish-bolts [2013‑01]
E01B 29/32
.
Installing or removing track components, not covered by the preceding groups, e.g. sole-plates, rail anchors (E01B 31/26 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/40
.
Means or arrangements for temporarily supporting laid tracks, or rails or sleepers in the track (temporary fishplates E01B 11/18) [2013‑01]
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E01B 29/42
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Undetachably joining or fastening track components in or on the track, e.g. by welding, by gluing; Pre-assembling track components by gluing; Sealing joints with filling components (E01B 31/26 takes precedence; independent heating means E01B 31/18 ; welding in general B23K; gluing metal parts in general F16B 11/00) [2013‑01]
E01B 29/44
. .
Methods for effecting joining of rails in the track, e.g. taking account of ambient temperature [2013‑01]
E01B 29/46
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Devices for holding, positioning, or urging together the rail ends (adjusting the joint by moving rails E01B 29/20) [2013‑01]
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Working rails, sleepers, baseplates, or the like, in or on the line; Machines, tools, or auxiliary devices specially designed therefor (characterised by features independent of use on assembled track B21 , B23 to B25 , B27) [2013‑01]
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E01B 31/02
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Working rail or other metal track components on the spot [2013‑01]
E01B 31/04
. .
Sectioning or slitting, e.g. by sawing, shearing, flame-cutting [2013‑01]
E01B 31/06
. .
Making holes, e.g. by drilling, punching, flame-cutting [2013‑01]
E01B 31/08
. .
Bending, e.g. for straightening rails or rail joints (for aligning rail ends to be welded E01B 29/46) [2013‑01]
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E01B 31/12
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Removing metal from rails, rail joints, or baseplates, e.g. for deburring welds, reconditioning worn rails [2013‑01]
E01B 31/13
. . .
by milling [2013‑01]
E01B 31/15
. . .
by planing or filing [2013‑01]
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E01B 31/17
. . .
by grinding [2013‑01]
E01B 31/175
. . . .
{
using grinding belts
}
[2013‑01]
E01B 31/18
. .
Reconditioning or repairing worn or damaged parts on the spot, e.g. applying inlays, building-up rails by welding (E01B 31/04 to E01B 31/12 take precedence); Heating or cooling of parts on the spot, e.g. for reducing joint gaps, for hardening rails [2013‑01]
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E01B 31/20
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Working or treating non-metal sleepers in or on the line, e.g. marking, creosoting (working metal sleepers E01B 31/02) [2013‑01]
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E01B 31/22
. .
Cutting or grinding wooden sleepers, e.g. for forming rail seats (E01B 31/24 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 31/23
. . .
Sectioning (combined with removal of segments from track E01B 29/11) [2013‑01]
E01B 31/24
. .
Forming, treating, reconditioning, or cleaning holes in sleepers; Drilling-templates (E01B 29/28 , E01B 31/26 take precedence) [2013‑01]
E01B 31/26
. .
Inserting or removing inserts or fillings for holes in sleepers, e.g. plugs, sleeves [2013‑01]
E01B 31/28
. .
Applying or removing anti-splitting or like reinforcing means (E01B 31/26 takes precedence; straps or bands therefor E01B 3/08) [2013‑01]
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Machines or devices for shifting tracks, with or without lifting, e.g.for aligning track, for shifting excavator track (combined with sleeper packing machines E01B 27/17) [2013‑01]
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E01B 33/02
.
for slewing, i.e. transversely shifting, in steps [2013‑01]
E01B 33/04
. .
Manual tools; Devices not mounted on vehicles [2013‑01]
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E01B 33/06
.
for slewing in a continuous operation, e.g. for tracks which carry excavators [2013‑01]
E01B 33/08
. .
Boom track-slewing machines [2013‑01]
E01B 33/10
. .
Bridge track-slewing machines [2013‑01]
E01B 33/12
. .
Combined boom and bridge track-slewing machines [2013‑01]
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E01B 33/18
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Details not peculiar to a particular type of machine [2013‑01]
E01B 33/21
. . .
Arrangement or construction of rollers moving the rails [2013‑01]
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Applications of measuring apparatus or devices for track-building purposes (apparatus on locomotives or cars to indicate or record bad track sections B61K 9/00 ; measuring angles, linear dimensions, or irregularities in general G01B , G01C) [2013‑01]
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E01B 35/02
.
for spacing, for cross levelling; for laying-out curves [2013‑01]
E01B 35/04
. .
Wheeled apparatus [2013‑01]
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E01B 35/06
.
for measuring irregularities in longitudinal direction [2013‑01]
E01B 35/08
. .
for levelling [2013‑01]
E01B 35/10
. .
for aligning [2013‑01]
E01B 35/12
.
for measuring movement of the track or of the components thereof under rolling loads, e.g. depression of sleepers, increase of gauge [2013‑01]
E01B 37/00
Making, maintaining, renewing, or taking-up the ballastway or the track, not provided for in a single one of groups E01B 27/00 to E01B 35/00 [2013‑01]

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E01B 2201/00
Fastening or restraining methods [2013‑01]
E01B 2201/02
.
by wedging action [2013‑01]
E01B 2201/04
.
by bolting, nailing or the like [2013‑01]
E01B 2201/06
.
by eccentric or levering action [2013‑01]
E01B 2201/08
.
by plastic or elastic deformation of fastener [2013‑01]
E01B 2201/10
.
in alternative ways, e.g. glueing, welding, form-fits [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Making, maintaining, renewing, or taking-up the ballastway or the track; Tools or machines specially designed therefor (derailing or rerailing ofmachines B61K 5/00 ; removal of foreign matter from the permanent way, vegetation control applying liquids E01H) [2013‑01]
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E01B 2202/00
Characteristics of moving parts of rail systems, e.g. switches, special frogs, tongues [2013‑01]
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E01B 2202/02
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Nature of the movement [2013‑01]
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E01B 2202/021
. .
Turning or tilting or elastically bending [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/022
. . .
about horizontal axis [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/024
. . .
about vertical axis [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/025
. .
Pure translation [2013‑01]
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E01B 2202/027
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Including a component perpendicular to the plane of the rails [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/028
. . .
Movement along an inclined surface [2013‑01]
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E01B 2202/04
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Nature of the support or bearing [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/042
. .
Sliding [2013‑01]
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E01B 2202/044
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Rolling [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/046
. . .
with rolls on fixed part [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/048
. . .
with rolls on moving part [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/06
. .
Use of friction-reducing surfaces [2013‑01]
E01B 2202/08
.
Locking devices or mechanisms for inhibiting movement [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/00
Devices for working the railway-superstructure [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/01
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with track [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/012
. .
present, i.e. in its normal position [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/015
. .
present but lifted [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/017
. .
removed or not present yet [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/02
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Removing or re-contouring ballast [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/021
. .
Blowing [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/022
. .
Horizontal chain [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/024
. .
Inclined chain [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/025
. .
Suction [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/027
. .
Sweeping [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/028
. .
Alternative ways [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/03
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Displacing or storing ballast [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/032
. .
with special use or configuration of conveyor belts [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/034
. .
using storing containers [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/036
. . .
fixed to vehicle [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/038
. . .
detachable from the vehicle [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/04
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Cleaning or reconditioning ballast or ground beneath [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/042
. .
in situ,e.g. vacuum-cleaners [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/045
. .
the ballast having been taken up [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/047
. .
Adding material, e.g. tar, glue, protective layers [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/06
.
Placing ballast [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/062
. .
New ballast [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/065
. .
Re-use of ballast [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/067
. .
Special methods for posing or quantifying ballast [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/08
.
Levelling ballast or ground beneath [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/083
. .
Ploughs [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/086
. .
Rotating brooms [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/10
.
Track-lifting or-lining devices or methods [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/12
.
Tamping devices [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/122
. .
for straight track [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/125
. .
adapted for switches or crossings [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/127
. .
vibrating the track surface [2013‑01]
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E01B 2203/14
.
Way of locomotion or support [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/141
. .
on the track to be treated [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/143
. .
on a side-track [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/145
. .
on the ballast [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/146
. .
using other means than driven wheels as propulsion means [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/148
. .
having wheelsets that can be displaced horizontally or vertically [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/15
.
Reducing impact of devices on environment [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/16
.
Guiding or measuring means, e.g. for alignment, canting, stepwise propagation [2013‑01]
E01B 2203/17
.
continually advancing [2013‑01]
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E01B 2204/00
Characteristics of the track and its foundations [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/01
.
Elastic layers other than rail-pads, e.g. sleeper-shoes, bituconcrete [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/02
.
Ballast bags [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/03
.
Injecting, mixing or spraying additives into or onto ballast or underground [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/04
.
Direct mechanical or chemical fixing of sleepers onto underground [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/05
.
Use of geotextiles [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/06
.
Height or lateral adjustment means or positioning means for slabs, sleepers or rails [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/07
.
Drainage [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/08
.
Deep or vertical foundation [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/09
.
Ballastless systems [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/10
.
Making longitudinal or transverse sleepers or slabs in situ or embedding them [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/11
.
Embedded tracks, using prefab elements or injecting or pouring a curable material [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/12
.
Floating rails or sleepers [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/13
.
Dowels for slabs, sleepers or rail-fixings [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/14
.
Vegetation on or around railway-tracks [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/15
.
Layout or geometry of the track [2013‑01]
E01B 2204/16
.
Specific granulometry of the ballast [2013‑01]
E01B 2205/00
Electrical insulation of railway track parts [2013‑01]
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