Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 3

16. 

On Indian Railways, angle of crossing between gauge faces of Vee, is generally calculated by

A. Cole's method
B. Centre line method
C. Isosceles triangle method
D. both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option A

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17. 

For an effective administration, Indian railway system has been divided into

A. four railway zones
B. six railway zones
C. seven railway zones
D. eight railway zones
E. nine railway zones.

Answer: Option E

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18. 

In a railway track, permissible gauge with tolerance under loaded condition, is

A. G + 0.1 mm
B. G + 1.5 mm
C. G - l.O mm
D. G - 1.5mm
E. G - 20 mm

Answer: Option B

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19. 

A turn-in-curve is defined as

A. a curve introduced between two straights
B. a reverse curve
C. a reverse curve introduced in continuity of a turn out
D. a spiral transition curve.

Answer: Option C

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20. 

Advantage of automatic signalling, is:

A. increased safety
B. reduction in delays
C. increase in track capacity
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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