What is a ballast and what is its purpose?
Ballast is angular, crushed mineral material with a grain size between 32 and 63 milimetres. In a railway track, the ballast bed stabilises the rails and sleepers.
RUBI Railtec is contributing to the reduction of rail noise in Zurich by implementing new low-vibration ballastless tracks.
RUBI Bahntechnik explains why risk management is the supreme discipline for project managers, and what happens if it is neglected.
RUBI Railtec goes into detail explaining why, unlike with the aviation industry, there are so few low-cost, budget railways.
RUBI Railtec is now working on the world’s first Fully Automated Rack Railway for Appenzeller Bahnen AG in Switzerland.
RUBI Bahntechnik tackles the idea that existing rail systems are too old-fashioned, introducing work currently being carried out in Coventry.
RUBI Bahntechnik takes a look at the possible solutions for developing and adapting existing transit systems.
RUBI Bahntechnik takes a look at what makes rail networks so effective and efficient, and how they could be further improved.
RUBI Bahntechnik argues the case for further rail network development in order to combat an over-reliance on air vehicles.
With SBB interlocking contracts coming to an end, RUBI Railtec have been considering what the interlocking of the future might look like.
The rails in Israel's Ra'anana station are about 20 centimetres too low. RUBI Railtec suggests three options to raise them.
RUBI Bahntechnik has been commissioned to handle a network of recycled trams for the Ukranian city of Vinnytsia.
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