Civil Engineering - Railways - Discussion


Pick up the correct statement from the following :

[A]. Rails are directly laid over hard wooden sleepers and fixed with spikes
[B]. Adzing is done on hard wooden sleepers
[C]. Bearing plates are used on soft wooden sleepers
[D]. Chairs are used for bull headed rails
[E]. All the above.

Answer: Option E


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Ramsharma said: (Aug 9, 2014)  
Chairs are only use for flat footed rail option A is correct.

Pawan Dev said: (Jun 28, 2016)  
No. Chair is used for bull headed and double headed rail. But in the case of flat foot rail bearing plate is concerned.

Kr.Sheela said: (Aug 26, 2016)  
Flat footed rails needs no chairs as it has more lateral stability. So option E is correct.

Salma said: (Jan 11, 2018)  
What is adzing?

Abi said: (May 2, 2021)  
Rails need no chairs as it has more lateral stability. So, option E is correct.

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