RAILROAD VEGETATION CONTROL A. TERMINOLOGY

This article covers reasons for controlling vegetation, methods employed, uncontrollable factors which affect results and railroad related factors in vegetation control. Methods are described for controlling weeds, grasses and brush. Some of the uncontrollable factors that affect the results of vegetation-control programs include: soil type, species of vegetation, rainfall, temperature, and sunlight. Railroad related factors include the kind and condition of track, financial commitment, degree of control desired, and company policies.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1967-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 514-521
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 68
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00040434
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Bulletin 605
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 22 1976 12:00AM