STABILIZING TRACK THROUGH STATION PLATFORMS, OTHER GROUND STRUCTURES

To ensure track stability, the top 20 inches of ballast should be kept as dry as possible, keeping the groundwater table low and shedding as much surface water as possible. For these reasons, where no drainage ditch is possible at the foot of the subgrade shoulder, as at station platforms and level crossings, measures must be taken to compensate for interference in the drainage system.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • AHLF, R E
  • Publication Date: 1977-4

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 20-23
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163243
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 13 1977 12:00AM