|Railroad Track Consultant|
and Railroad Expert Witness
Div. of Robert Newman Engineering, LLC
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Serving The US East Coast
G. Robert Newman, MSME, PE
A newer claim trend is related to the size of ballast in rail yards. It has been claimed on some railroads that walking on larger stone ballast causes muscular - skeletal problems.
Robert Newman Engineering LLC has extensive experience with real world ballast conditions in yards and mainline track. Please contact us with any questions regarding this subject.
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