Why Are There Stones Alongside Railway Tracks?

Table of ContentsTrack BallastWhy Specifically Those Stones?Is That All Track Ballast Does?A novel technique to reduce vibrationsSuggested ReadingTraveling in a train is an amazing experience in itself. You get to witness the stunning vistas of nature, sprawling fields, cities teeming with people, or endless stretches of land with no sign of any life whatsoever. One more thing that you almost always see throughout your train-journey are those small stones lying alongside the track on which your train races?Have you ever given any thought as to why there are almost always stones alongside a railway track?Track BallastTo start with, the stones that you see lying close … Continue reading Why Are There Stones Alongside Railway Tracks?