All this work complies with specifications and standards laid out in the latest
permanent way instruction book of 2012 and the track welding book of 2007
Turnout Points Maintenance
TRACK MAINTENANCE: Track maintenance is done on a daily base, to make sure that trains can move safely without derailments.
EXAMPLES OF DAILY TRACK MAINTENANCE
LIFTING OF SLACKS: On open track, steel joins, isolated block joints, mud-holes and were bad formation occurs
BOX IN OF BALLAST STONE: It is important to box ballast back on to the track
especially on curves. To prevent kick outs.