Safety Advisories

Ballast Defects and Conditions—Importance of Identification and Repair in Preventing Development of Unsafe Combinations of Track Conditions

  • 20
  • Aug
  • 2015
SA NUMBER: 2015-04
SUBJECT: Safety Advisories, Track, Tracks & Structures
KEYWORDS: Safety Advisories, Track, Ballast
ABSTRACT: FRA is issuing this safety advisory to emphasize the importance of timely repairing ballast defects and conditions on main tracks. FRA notes that ballast defects and ballast conditions that are not repaired in a timely manner can lead to future defects.
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