This is a thorough study of the problems connected with ballast. The properties of gravel and ballast criteria are examined. Grading curve, maximum and minimum cross sections, development of the so-called "harmonic" grading curve, importance of screened ballast, examination of ballast, results of studies carried out over sections of the track are discussed. Finally, a description of ballast and gravel cleaning after track relaying is given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Otakar Martinek

    Hybernska 5
    Prague 1, ZZ Czechoslovakia   
  • Authors:
    • Holzer, M
  • Publication Date: 1973


  • Czech

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  • Accession Number: 00054780
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1976 12:00AM