See also: hardwearing
Alternative forms edit
- Able to withstand a significant amount of usage without physical deterioration; durable.
- 1959 September, “The Re-appraisal of the B.R. Modernisation Plan”, in Trains Illustrated, page 411:
- Throughout B.R. activity to improve drainage and ballast, to lay in more long-welded rails [...] and concrete sleepers, and to provide more hard-wearing pointwork and crossings will be intensified in the next four years.