RAILWAY BALLAST QUARRIES IN NEW SOUTH WALES

The required particle size distribution and characteristics of railway ballast are listed. The principal sources of rail ballast in NSW are described and comments are made on the petrology of the different rock types used and on geological factors which affect the operation of the quarries.

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    • Workshop on the Geology of Quarries. ARRC, February 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    ARRB Group Limited

    500 Burwood Highway
    Vermont South, Victoria    3133
  • Authors:
    • Chesnut, W
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00184951
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • ISBN: 0 86901 328 8
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1979 12:00AM