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TrackTex has been used across the USA as a spot treatment for mud-pumping. Here are a selection of case studies which showcase how it can be used in a variety of situations for maximum benefit.
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Diamond Crossing Replacement with TrackTex

In Detroit Lakes, MN, a frequently trafficked diamond crossing operated by Canadian Pacific and BNSF had experienced frequent fouling because of mud-pumping. Mud pumping results in ballast failure,...

Coos Bay Line Tunnel 21 Rehabilitation

The Coos Bay Rail Line is owned and operated by the Port of Coos Bay. It spans 134 miles from Coquille Oregon to Eugene Oregon, providing connections to the North American rail network for manufact...

Crossing Repair and Replacement using TrackTex

This road crossing had been replaced and repaired multiple times due to issues with track geometry movement and differential settlement of the highway and railroad. Union Pacific Engineers assessed...

Spaulding Avenue Crossing Rehabilitation

Chicago Transit Authority is responsible for a large number of road/rail crossings across its network. This rehabilitation project aimed to improve a crossing where track geometry was affected by...

Mainline Rehabilitation using TrackTex

When Canadian National reported continuous resurfacing issues caused by mud-pumping on a section of mainline track in Cook MN, the use of TrackTex anti-pumping Geocomposite as a solution was an obv...

WSOR Reedsburg and Cottage Grove Subdivision

The Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Cottage Grove Subdivision Trackbed Rehabilitation project provided drainage improvements, trackbed rehabilitation and ballast replacement. TrackTex Anti-Pumpin...

Trackbed Rehabilitation

In 2009 Network Rail decided that the up line through Bradley Junction was life expired and would not be able to carry the proposed increase in annual tonnage from 6 million to 11 million.

Ballast Protection Improvement

In September 2014, three 82-foot rolls of TrackTexTM Anti-Pumping Geocomposite were supplied to Norfolk Southern along a section of their track for a demonstration test on the Whitethorne District ...
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Preventing Mud Pumping, Ensuring Track Stability

Comprehensive Services for Track Stability and Performance

At TrackTex, we offer a range of services designed to address the challenges of mud pumping and ensure the stability and performance of your tracks. Our team of experts utilizes advanced techniques and technologies to deliver effective solutions tailored to your specific

Professional Development Hours

GEOfabrics continuing education sessions provide technical training on specifying and using TrackTex. These sessions contribute to PDH hours.

Trackbed Stabilization

Geosynthetics are widely used as a way to improve ballast performance under railways. GEOFabrics RK4 is a geocomposite comprising a stabilizing geogrid bonded to our RK1 needlepunched non-woven sep...

Symptoms of Mud Pumping

The symptoms of Mud Pumping are similar to those of life expired ballast, i.e. wet spots appearing at the surface of the ballast accompanied by rapid deteriorating of track geometry. However, from ...