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fish plate

[′fish ‚plāt]
(civil engineering)
One of a pair of steel plates bolted to the sides of a rail or beam joint, to secure the joint.
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The HSE said yesterday that the fish plate broke under fatigue stresses and became detached as a result of the bolts securing it coming undone.
Tenders are invited for Fabrication And Supply Of 6400 Mm Over Riding Curved Switches For 1 In 8.5, Bg 60 Kg Turnouts For Fan Shaped Layouts On Psc Sleepers In Accordance With Rdso Drawing Number T- 4966, Alteration -3 And Irs Specifications T-10-2000 With Latest Amendments, Complete With All Parts Including Check Rails As Listed In The Said Drawing Including Plate Screws But Excluding Fish Plates, Fish Plate Bolts Nuts, Elastic Rail Clips, Grooved Rubber Sole Plates And Insulating Liners.
An investigation team while visiting the affected railway bridge found out bolts and fish plates [fish plate is a metal or wooden plate that is bolted to the sides at the ends of two rails or beams, to join them] some 400 meters away from the accident spot, as well as some frictional scratches on the track, which indicates that everything is not OK with it.
Raipur, May 14 ( ANI ): Suspected Naxalites are said to have removed fish plates from railway tracks on the Vishakhapattam-Kirandul route that led to the derailment of thirteen bogies and two engines of a freight train on Wednesday in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bastar District.
Modifications were also made to the D9H case and frame by the addition of rear "track to frame" supports, a stiff bar and the addition of fish plates to strengthen the sideboom mounting structure.
Exposed joists, girders, bolted connections, fish plates and gussets emphasise the inherent tectonic dimension of the structure.
While speaking on the issue of internal security of the country during presentation of the MHA's monthly report card, Chidambaram said: "On May 28, 2010 the Howrah-Kurla-Jnaneshwari Express was derailed by removal of fish plates and the cutting off of a portion of the rail track.
GRSP, ERC, Liners, Fish Plates and Fish Bolts) at Shahpur Patoree in connection with Hajipur - Bachhwara Doubling Project of E C Railway
Tenders are invited for Procurement of distance blocks, Heel blocks, Side blocks and fish plates suitable for 60kg, 1 in 12 turnout for rtpp railway siding.
T4866 Alt.5 (With Check Rail) As Amended Up To Date Complete With Stock Rails And All Parts Including Check Rails As Listed In The Drawing But Excluding Grooved Rubber Sole Plates Insulating Liners Elastic Rails Clips Fish Plates And Fish Bolts.