French translation: une rainure pour le rail correspondant exactement à l'écartement de la voie
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English term or phrase:
gauge true rail channel
une rainure pour le rail correspondant exactement à l'écartement de la voie
English to French translations [PRO] Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Système de fixation des rails de chemin de fer.
English term or phrase:gauge true rail channel
"The rail is laterally guided through the angled guide plates.These form a gauge true rail channel.The vertical and horizontal forces transmitted through the rail are transferred directly to the concrete sleeper via the angled guide plates without loading the sleeper screw to bending or shearing."
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c'est juste que les plaques de guidage permettent de positionner (et de maintenir) le rail en parfaite conformité avec l'écartement de la voie. Quant aux "fasteners" (fixations), ils interviennent ensuite