Keeping ballastless track in trim

Rossberg, Ralf Roman
August 2011
Railway Gazette International;Aug2011, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p36
Trade Publication
The article describes the efforts of Deutsche Bahn to renovate the ballastless track on the Hannover-Berlin high speed line in Germany to ensure that it remains in good condition for the rest of its 50-year life. It discusses the engineering works on the western section of the route between Hannover and Oebisfelde and the maintenance work in progress from Oebisfelde to Berlin Staaken. It also notes that work on about 90 kilometer of the ballastless alignment has started in mid-2010.


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