BETTER BALLAST FOR BETTER TRACK

Growing appreciation of the importance of high-quality ballast that does not degrade into rounded particles is discussed, along with tests that can measure such material. Specifications of the American Railway Engineering Association have been revised to establish new material standards and tests. Maintenance cycles and maintenance practices need to be better related to the performance of ballast.

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    Murphy-Richter Publishing Company

    20 North Wacker Driver
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Publication Date: 1978-5

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  • Accession Number: 00177034
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM