fact behind the crushed stones alongside railway tracks?

Many of us have seen those crushed stones alongside and in between railways tracks but have you ever wondered why they put those stones on tracks and what is the real fact behind that?

The reason behind the crushed stone on the railway tracks. The answer is quite very interesting.

The crushed stones with sharp edges alongside the railway tracks are called “Track ballast” which are mandatory to lay down before laying any railway tracks.

The main purpose of laying out these tracks ballast is to hold the sleepers (concrete regular slabs) at an equal distance between them which helps to hold the rails in place.
The sleepers are rectangular in shape and placed perpendicular to the tracks. these sleepers are made up of hardwood which is about 8 1/2 feet long, 9 inches wide, and 7 inches thick and weigh about 90 kg (200 pounds). The sharp edges of the Track ballast help sleepers cling to each other tightly and make it difficult to slide over.

Apart from holding the tracks in their place Track ballast also helps in avoiding the collection of water under and around the railway track, load distribution of tires, thermal expansion, stopping the plants to grow on the tracks, weight variance and more important is to keep holding the tracks strongly even in the case of heavily loaded trains.

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  1. ऑनलाइन पैसे कमाएँ, इस ठंड सर्दियों में घर पर रहना।

  2. वित्तीय रोबोट नेट में सबसे प्रभावी वित्तीय उपकरण है!

  3. वित्तीय रोबोट आपकी सफलता का सूत्र पाया जाता है । इसके बारे में और जानें ।

  4. जब आप सोते हैं तब भी वित्तीय रोबोट आपके लिए काम करता है ।

  5. अमीर बनने के लिए वित्तीय बॉट पर भरोसा करें

  6. पैसे कमाने का आसान तरीका खोज रहे हैं? वित्तीय रोबोट की जाँच करें ।

  7. नया वित्तीय उपकरण देखें, जो आपको अमीर बना सकता है ।

  8. अब नौकरी तलाशने की जरूरत नहीं है । ऑनलाइन काम करें ।

  9. वित्तीय रोबोट नेट में सबसे प्रभावी वित्तीय उपकरण है!

  10. रोबोट कभी नहीं सोता है । यह आपके लिए 24/7 पैसा बनाता है ।

  11. वित्तीय स्वतंत्रता के लिए सबसे तेज़ तरीके के बारे में जानें ।

  12. कुछ और पैसे चाहिए? रोबोट उन्हें वास्तव में तेजी से कमाएगा

  13. वित्तीय रोबोट को वित्तीय बाजार में अपना साथी बनने दें

  14. एक बच्चा भी पैसा कमाना जानता है । यह रोबोट आपको क्या चाहिए!

  15. अगर आप रोबोट का इस्तेमाल करते हैं तो इंटरनेट में पैसा कमाना आसान है ।

  16. सफलता का सूत्र मिल जाता है । इसके बारे में और जानें ।

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