Track ballast - Wikipedia

Track ballast (close up) between railway sleepers and under railway track. Track ballast forms the ... It is typically made of crushed stone, although ballast has ...

Railroad Ballast - American-Rails

Accordg to Brian Solomon's book Railway Matenance, The Men and Maches That Keep the Railroads Runng ... In the 1840s true ballast, or crushed stone, ...

Materials for Railway Ballast on the Railway Track ...

Brick Ballast Selected Earth 1. Broken Stone. Broken stone is one of the best materials for railway ballst to be used on the railway tracks. Almost all the important railway tracks are provided with broken stone. The stone to be used as railway ballast should be hard, tough nonporous and should not decompose when exposed to air and light. Igneous rocks like quartzite and granite forms the excellent ballast materials.