MECHANISED SNOW CLEARANCE KEEPS NORWAY'S TRAINS ON THE MOVE

Few lines in the world suffer from winter conditions as severe as those on the Bergen line, but the whole Norwegian State Railways network requires specialised equipment to clear snow and ice at an annual cost of 14 million kroner. Careful selection and positioning of mechanised snowplows and static devices such as fences and snowsheds keep the line clear of bulk snow, while points, rodding and flangeways have to be heated or protected by techniques still evolving.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Evenmo, O
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

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  • Accession Number: 00080463
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Gazette International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM