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  • Replacement Ballasts - Ceiling Lighting Accessories - The ...

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  • Railroad Tampers

    Railroad tampers are another type of maintenance equipment that have greatly improved the efficiency and speed in maintaining the track and right-of-way. As there name implies railroad tampers use hydraulic jacks to "tamp" the ballast, which levels the stone around the ties as well as works it underneath the ties for proper support.

  • How to Realistically Ballast Your Railroad ...

    For many modelers, adding ballast is one of the first steps in the process of creating realistic scenery for your layout. When planning this stage, traditional gray stone gravel will likely come to mind, but take a closer look at real world railroading, and you'll notice that each railroad and each type of railroad has . Continue reading "How to Realistically Ballast Your Railroad"

  • Modern Track Machinery, Inc. - Geismar North America

    Geismar North America has been serving the North American railroad industry, exclusively, for over 40 years. Carrying the most comprehensive range of tools from hand-held machinery to heavy equipment for track works. From traditional devices to electronic recording systems of tracks and OHL.

  • Trackopedia - Ballastless track

    The negative impact of the ballast on the service life of the track led to initial designs of ballastless track. The ballast is replaced by sub-layers of concrete or asphalt which, unlike ballast, have no or only slight plastic deformation. The lack of elasticity of these layers is .

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  • Tamping machine - Wikipedia

    A tamping machine or ballast tamper is a machine used to pack (or tamp) the track ballast under railway tracks to make the tracks more durable. Prior to the introduction of mechanical tampers, this task was done by manual labour with the help of beaters.

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