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Ballast regulator

A ballast regulator (also known as a Sweeper) is a piece of rail transport maintenance of way equipment used to shape and distribute the gravel track ballast that supports the ties in rail tracks.[1] They are often used in conjunction with ballast tampers when maintaining track.

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  1. ^ "Ernest H. Robl: Ballast regulator at work". www.robl.w1.com. Archived from the original on 11 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-15.