EFFICIENT PROTECTION OF RAILWAY TERRITORY

NADENAJA ZASCITA STAL'NOJ KOLEI

The SZD has 80,000 km of protective barriers. Compared with 1950, the protection of railways against snow and sand increased from 25% to 80%. The article explains the advantages of building these barriers and gives some examples of savings for the railways. Furthermore, it describes the different varieties of trees and shrubs planted along the track, as well as the maintenance of protective forests, taking into account the mechanization of maintenance work.

  • Corporate Authors:

    USSR Ministry of Railways

    Novoryazanskaya Ulitsa Dom 12
    Moscow 288,   USSR 
  • Authors:
    • Smatov, V I
  • Publication Date: 1979

Language

  • Russian

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00302323
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1979 12:00AM