Reusens Update March 20, 2018

Maintenance work

Track crews have been doing their job on maintenance work on the Green Line right close to Ruins.

Unsolder drop down. Soak ballast, scrape off old ballast and track.

Unsolder drop down, soak ballast, scrape off old ballast and track. ©Reusens Update Fig 1

 

 

 

Replace old track section with new section and test placement.

Replace old track section with new section and test placement. ©Reusens Update Fig 2

 

 

 

Test length with bridge in place.

Test length with bridge in place. ©Reusens Update Fig 3

 

 

 

Ballast new section.

Ballast new section. ©Reusens Update Fig 4

 

 

 

Resolder to new section, and file excess lead.

Resolder to new section, and file excess lead. ©Reusens Update Fig 5

 

 

 

 

 

Some new trees and a couple of different colors of ground foam will be added along with a few new rocks.

No overtime pay was required.

MOW has worked in a wide variety of weather (outside) but dry and warm upstairs.

Joe Faller

 

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