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Ballast

Layer of coarse stone chippings used to spread the weight of rolling stock as uniformly as possible across the roadbed, dampen vibrations caused by the passage of trains, allow rainwater run-off and correct track grading.

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Branch

Place on the railway network where the track branches off in different directions.

Bridge deck

Part of the bridge used for traffic.

BRIO

Belgian Railway Infrastructure Objectives. Infrabel's strategic plan describing the company's key objectives.