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  • Railroad Ballast Ordovician Dolomitic Limestone

    Railroad Ballast is also known as ballast stone, walking ballast, mainline ballast, shortline ballast, yard ballast, AREMA ballast, AREMA 4a and AREMA 5 ballast. This material is used primarily for railroads as mainline ballast or cross walk material. Because the purpose of Railroad Ballast

  • Research on Railroad Ballast Specification and

    Quarried stone ballast should be obtained from com­ petent strata of reasonable thickness. The extent of the rock deposit should be sufficient for economic ballast production. A large variety of rock types are used as ballast. In general, the fine hard min­ eral-grained unweathered aggregates make the best ballast.

  • The requirements of AS 2758.7 2009

    Rail Ballast works. These specifications will, in most instances, specify material attributes that are either the same as or similar to those designated in the Australian Standard AS 2758.7. Technical Note 75 1 1.0 Background to AS 2758 Aggregate for Railway Ballast The requirements of

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  • Specifications for Track Ballast BrainKart

    Jan 08, 2016· Specifications for Track Ballast . The following specifications of ballast, which have recently been revised (June 2004), are followed on Indian Railways. These specifications are applicable for the stone ballast to be used for all types of sleepers on normal tracks, turnouts, tunnels, and deck slabs on all routes. 1 General Qualities

  • ETA-04-01 Ballast Specification Version 1.2

    Ballast Specifications This document is uncontrolled when printed. Version Number: 1.2 Date Reviewed: 16 Jan 19 Page 4 of 7 6 Ballast Specifications 6.1 Rejection of Proposed Ballast Material Igneous or other rock, displaying minerals considered to be harmful to the overall performance of

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  • Aggregates BNSF Railway

    Stone, granite, marble, ballast, natural, crushed, broken: 1441190: BNSF does not supply customers with tank cars for shipping. For more information on tank car specifications and regulations Private rail equipment must meet the Association of American Railroads' Circular OT-5 for Rules Governing the Assignment of Reporting Marks and

  • Railroad Ballast and Other Track Materials

    Railroad ballast is one of the most demanding applications for crushed stone. Railroad ballast serves as a bed for railroad tracks and provides track stability, drainage, and support of significant loads carried by railcars. Geoff Cook, Manager, Rail Sales: Fax Number: (877) VMC-ROCK (862-7625) (205) 298-3090 (205) 298-3091 (251) 625-6681

  • Ballast Producers CSX

    We serve 18 ballast stone quarries on our 20,000-mile network. Typical ballast stone types range from trap rock to granite. Most locations are capable of unit train shipments, and single-car and block shipments are also available. CSX can provide aggregate hopper cars for your convenience or you can provide your own ballast hoppers.

  • APPENDIX ‘D’ CN CRUSHED ROCK BALLAST

    12.1 All ballast and trowelling stone delivered to the Railway shall be weighed by the Producer at his expense and proof of such weight shall be supplied to the Inspector. 12.2 All measurement shall be by actual weight in net tonnes (1000 kg).

  • STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE DESIGN

    Sep 15, 2016· Table 3: Expansion Required for Jointed Rail Table 7: Track Ballast Gradation Requirements considered as specifications, but may be used to assist in the preparation of specifications an d preliminary drawings. In general, the Industry shall construct, or cause to be constructed, all roadbed, ditches, drainage

  • Research on Railroad Ballast Specification and Evaluation

    Quarried stone ballast should be obtained from com­ petent strata of reasonable thickness. The extent of the rock deposit should be sufficient for economic ballast production. A large variety of rock types are used as ballast. In general, the fine hard min­ eral-grained unweathered aggregates make the best ballast.

  • Railroad Ballast and Other Track Materials

    Railroad ballast is one of the most demanding applications for crushed stone. Railroad ballast serves as a bed for railroad tracks and provides track stability, drainage, and support of significant loads carried by railcars. Geoff Cook, Manager, Rail

  • SECTION 20110 BALLAST AND WALKWAY AGGREGATE

    Sep 30, 2011· B. Ballast/walkway aggregate shall be crushed stone broken by the crusher and have at least 2 broken surfaces: angular, rough-surfaced, clean and free of sand, loam, clay, flat, elongated, soft or disintegrated pieces, and other deleterious substances. 1. The Ballast

  • APPENDIX ‘D’ CN CRUSHED ROCK BALLAST MATERIAL

    12.1 All ballast and trowelling stone delivered to the Railway shall be weighed by the Producer at his expense and proof of such weight shall be supplied to the Inspector. 12.2 All measurement shall be by

  • Aggregates BNSF Railway

    Stone, granite, marble, ballast, natural, crushed, broken: 1441190: BNSF does not supply customers with tank cars for shipping. For more information on tank car specifications and regulations Private rail

  • Ballast Size for Safe Working Conditions in Railroad Yards

    selecting ballast size for main lines, branch lines and yard/terminals in Kentucky. Copies of the responses are contained in Appendix C. A review was made of the current American Railway Engineering Association (AREA) Recommended Practice for selecting ballast size. Pertinent excerpts from Chapter 1 Roadway and Ballast

  • What type of stone is used for rail ballast? Quora

    Mar 07, 2018· There is no one rail ballast-type of stone. For a rock to be suitable for rail or track ballast, it must meet the several detailed engineering and safety speciations

  • Ballast Producers CSX

    We serve 18 ballast stone quarries on our 20,000-mile network. Typical ballast stone types range from trap rock to granite. Most locations are capable of unit train shipments, and single-car and block shipments are also available. CSX can provide aggregate hopper cars for your convenience or you can provide your own ballast

  • Ballast Functions and Types

    1. Broken stone Ballast. Broken stone is a widely used ballast in railways. It is obtained by crushing hard stones like granite, hard trap, quartzite etc. In lieu of broken stones, limestone and sandstone can also be used. It is suitable for high-speed railway tracks. The broken stone selected as ballast

  • Introduction to Railroad Track Structural Design

    • Ballast quality and ability to resist crushing forces (ballast degradation is the number 1 cause of ballast fouling) Some railroads use different track modulus (u) values in design. For example, Spring u may be used for rail bending and ballast depth, but Winter u used for rail

  • Technical Specifications for Design and Construction of

    Technical Specifications for Design and Construction of Track and Other Rail Related Infrastructure These conditions, specifications and guidelines are provided by Union Pacific to assist in the design and construction of track and other rail

  • Graniterock: Wilson 1 1/2" X 3/4" Railroad Ballast

    Wilson 1½" x ¾" Railroad Ballast is a clean, 100% crushed granite. This Ballast isproduced daily at Wilson Quarry to meet the American Railway EngineeringAssociation (AREA) #4 Ballast Specifications as well as ASTM C-33 Size #4. Thisproduct has been used by the Railroad as Ballast

  • Graniterock: Wilson #4 Arema 1 1/2" Railroad Ballast

    Wilson #4 AREMA 1-1/2" Railroad Ballast is a clean, 100% crushed granite. This Ballast is produced daily at Wilson Quarry to meet the American Railway Engineering and Mining Association (AREMA) #4 Ballast Specifications as well as ASTM C-33 Size #4. This product has been used by the Railroad as Ballast

  • SECTION 20110 BALLAST AND WALKWAY AGGREGATE

    Sep 30, 2011· B. Ballast/walkway aggregate shall be crushed stone broken by the crusher and have at least 2 broken surfaces: angular, rough-surfaced, clean and free of sand, loam, clay, flat, elongated, soft or disintegrated pieces, and other deleterious substances. 1. The Ballast

  • Ballast Producers CSX

    We serve 18 ballast stone quarries on our 20,000-mile network. Typical ballast stone types range from trap rock to granite. Most locations are capable of unit train shipments, and single-car and block shipments are also available. CSX can provide aggregate hopper cars for your convenience or you can provide your own ballast

  • 60 mm Railway Ballast Stone Aggregate, Rs 480 /metric ton

    Annapurna Stone Industuries Private Limited Offering 60 mm Railway Ballast Stone Aggregate at Rs 480/metric ton in Durgapur, West Bengal. Read about company. Get contact details and address ID:

  • What type of stone is used for rail ballast? Quora

    Mar 07, 2018· There is no one rail ballast-type of stone. For a rock to be suitable for rail or track ballast, it must meet the several detailed engineering and safety speciations

  • Driveway Gravel, Road Base Rock, and Railroad Ballast in

    Our crushed granite products are tough enough to handle heavy truck and train traffic. Graded Base Course vs. Plant Mix Our Graded Base Course is available in 1½” minus and 3½” minus and is

  • Graniterock: Wilson 1 1/2" X 3/4" Railroad Ballast

    Wilson 1½" x ¾" Railroad Ballast is a clean, 100% crushed granite. This Ballast isproduced daily at Wilson Quarry to meet the American Railway EngineeringAssociation (AREA) #4 Ballast Specifications as well as ASTM C-33 Size #4. Thisproduct has been used by the Railroad as Ballast

  • Railroad Ballast, Types And Purpose

    Track ballast (usually crushed stone), as it is known, is another important part of railroad infrastructure. Although it may just look like plain ole gravel this stone plays a vital role in acting as a support base for the railroad ties and rails as well as allowing for proper drainage of water away from the rails (which is why the stone

  • Types of Ballast

    Good quality hard stone is normally used for high-speed tracks. This type of ballast works out to be economical in the long run. Other types of ballast . There are other types of ballast also such as the brickbat ballast, gravel ballast, kankar stone ballast, and even earth ballast. These types of ballast

  • Introduction to Railroad Track Structural Design

    • Ballast quality and ability to resist crushing forces (ballast degradation is the number 1 cause of ballast fouling) Some railroads use different track modulus (u) values in design. For example, Spring u may be used for rail bending and ballast depth, but Winter u used for rail

  • Railway Ballast Regulator Track & Switch Broom Harsco Rail

    The BE-KR Ballast Regulator is designed and manufactured for high-quality production long service life. The BE-KR Ballast Regulator is also versatile in configurations of various track gauges. Harsco Rail

  • Railroad Ballast Southern Crushed Concrete

    Railroad Ballast is a recycled product commonly made up of crushed limestone or other rock. It is primarily used during the construction and maintenance of railroads, holding the wooden cross ties in

  • Specifications Engineering MBTA

    These materials describe requirements for work on, over, under, within, or adjacent to MBTA railroad property. It is a design consultant’s responsibility to prepare project-specific specifications. Learn more about current construction specifications

  • Gabion Railway Ballast Gabion1 USA

    Gabion fill shall be hard, heavy, free draining and durable. A non frost susceptible (rock or stone type) Gabion rock fill weighs approx 2860lbs per yd3. Before ordering railway ballast as a gabion fill check the size specification of the ballast. To ensure that 30% of the ballast

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