Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise : Railways - Section 2
46.
Wheels of a rolling stock are provided flanges on
outer side
inner side
both sides
neither side.
Answer: Option
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47.
The arrangement of rails which permit trains to cross another track and also to divert to the other track, is called
diamond crossing
diamond crossing with single slip
diamond crossing with double slip
cross over.
Answer: Option
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48.
To achieve best performance, the type of switch preferred to, is
undercut switch
straight-cut switch
overriding switch
both (a) and (b)
none of these.
Answer: Option
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49.
Degree of a railway curve is defined as number of degrees subtended at the centre of a curve by an arc of
10 m
15 m
20 m
30.5 m
30 m
Answer: Option
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50.
Pot sleepers are used if degree of the curve does not exceed
Answer: Option
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