New material for trackbeds incorporates rubber from used tires

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Researchers have developed a material for use in the subballast layer of train tracks that incorporates shredded rubber from used tires. Combined with crushed stone, this type of mixture has already been used to good effect in asphalt mixtures and roadside embankments, but its use in the rail sector is relatively unexplored.
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