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flangeway

[flanj-wey] /ˈflændʒ weɪ/
noun, Railroads.
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an opening, parallel to a rail, made through platforms, pavements, track structures, etc., to permit passage of wheel flanges.
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  • Large skews are also problem for bicyclists and motorcyclists since tires may be caught in the flangeway.
  • The opening created by the railroad flangeway should also be addressed if possible.
  • The flangeway filler used to service low speed light rail trains at railroad crossings provides a good access solution.
  • Another example of an opening is a flangeway gap at a railroad crossing.
  • Another example of an opening is the flangeway gap at a railroad crossing.

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