Global Patent Index - EP 1348057 A1

EP 1348057 A1 20031001 - BALLAST REMOVAL METHOD AND APPARATUS

Title (en)

BALLAST REMOVAL METHOD AND APPARATUS

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR ENTFERNUNG VON SCHOTTERBETTUNG

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET APPAREIL DE DEBALLASTAGE

Publication

EP 1348057 A1 20031001 (EN)

Application

EP 01272123 A 20011224

Priority

  • GB 0105796 W 20011224
  • GB 0031480 A 20001222

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO02052105A1] A continuous method of removing ballast material particularly from a railway line bed comprising the steps of positioning an excavation apparatus (1) at the work site, advancing the apparatus along the bed to lift ballast from the bed, introducing the lifted ballast into the apparatus at one end thereof, conveying ballast from the excavation site through the apparatus to a selectively positionable delivery means (11) at the other end of the apparatus remote from the excavation site, from which the ballast is fed to a containment means for collection (14).

IPC 1-7

E01B 27/04; E02F 3/20; E02F 5/22; E02F 7/02

IPC 8 full level

E01B 27/04 (2006.01); E02F 3/20 (2006.01); E02F 5/22 (2006.01); E02F 7/02 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

E01B 27/04 (2013.01); E02F 3/20 (2013.01); E02F 5/223 (2013.01); E02F 7/02 (2013.01); E01B 2203/017 (2013.01); E01B 2203/028 (2013.01); E01B 2203/032 (2013.01); E01B 2203/038 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 02052105A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 02052105 A1 20020704; AT 371770 T 20070915; DE 60130254 D1 20071011; DE 60130254 T2 20080529; EP 1348057 A1 20031001; EP 1348057 B1 20070829; GB 0031480 D0 20010207

DOCDB simple family (application)

GB 0105796 W 20011224; AT 01272123 T 20011224; DE 60130254 T 20011224; EP 01272123 A 20011224; GB 0031480 A 20001222