Global Patent Index - EP 0882841 B1

EP 0882841 B1 2002-09-18 - Shoulder cleaner

Title (en)

Shoulder cleaner

Title (de)

Bankettreiniger

Title (fr)

Nettoyeur d'accotement

Publication

EP 0882841 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 98109334 A

Priority

CH 129897 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0882841A1] The method cleans the ballast between permanent way railway lines involves a scoop (3.5) which scoops up the loose ballast temporarily, while the underlying ground is cleaned by at least one cleaning unit. The loose ballast is then returned to the permanent way. Before cleaning, the underlying ground is roughened. The returned loose ballast is returned in separate flow streams through the cleaning unit.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

E01B 27/10; E01H 11/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E01B 27/10 (2006.01); E01H 11/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E01B 27/102 (2013.01); E01H 11/00 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT DE FR IT NL

DOCDB simple family

EP 0882841 A1 19981209; EP 0882841 B1 20020918; AT 224478 T 20021015; CH 692205 A5 20020315; DE 59805575 D1 20021024