# Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise : Railways - Section 1
1.
Mr. W. Simms, the consulting Engineer to the Government of India recommended the gauge for Indian railways
1.435 m as adopted in England
1.800 m as per Indian conditions
1.676 m as a compromise gauge
1.000 m as a standard gauge
Explanation:
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2.
If absolute levels of rails at the consecutive axles A, B, and C separated by 1.8 metres are 100.505 m, 100.530 m, and 100.525 m respectively, the unevenness of rails, is
0.065 m
0.055 m
0.045 m
0.035 m
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3.
A CST-9 sleeper consists of
two inverted triangular pots on either side of rail seat
a central plate with a projected key and box on the top of plate
a tie bar and 4 cotters to connect two cast iron plates
a single two way key provided on the gauge side to hold the rail to sleeper
all the above.
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4.
Charles Vignoles invented the flat footed rails in
1814
1836
1846
1856
1873