BALLAST CLEANING FOR 200 KM/H TRACK

The demands of higher axle loads and high speeds require that British Railways utilize high-quality ballast and that this material be properly maintained. Mechanized cleaning produces significant changes in the track bed and ballast formation and the demand now is for higher performance from this equipment to reduce track occupancy time.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mechanical Engineering Publications

    Penthouse 1, 15 West 55th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10019
  • Authors:
    • Eden, G A
    • Peers, H C
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 8
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167508
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Engineer
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 27 1977 12:00AM