This article describes a ballast screening machine which is to be used in the French railways. The equipment is capable of removing, screening and replacing in one night the ballast in a quarter mile of track without breaking the road or obstructing more than one track. The machine consists of two units, diesel powered, which can quickly be removed from the track, a process requiring about 15 minutes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1946-2-16

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 222-223
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  • Accession Number: 00039445
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM