Rake Ballast
Brief Description :

    It is used for handling of ballast, mainly for dressing of the ballast profile. The material for rake should be wrought steel conforming IS: 1570 Part-2. Fitted 1.5 m long shaft made of hard wood. Generally, two trackmen handle this tool, one for pulling the tool using the handle and the other trackmen to guide at the ballast that requires dressing / shifting.

    Fig.: Rake Ballast