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What is the curve resistance for a 50 tonnes train on a BG track on a 4° curve?

[A]. 0.05 tonne
[B]. 0.06 tonne
[C]. 0.08 tonne
[D]. 0.01 tonne

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Deepak Rawat said: (Mar 21, 2017)  
It is 0.4 x Degree of curve x Weight of rolling stock.
ie. 0.08 t.

Roy said: (Jul 20, 2017)  
For BG=0.0004WD, For MG=0.0003WD and for BG=0.0002WD.

Where w=weight and Develop=degree of the curve.

Dolly said: (Feb 28, 2018)  
You are right, I agree @Roy.

Subha Annadurai said: (Mar 19, 2018)  
Narrow gauge= 0.0002WD.

Prabhakar Maurya said: (Oct 19, 2020)  
0.0002wd = 0.0002*50*4 = 0.08.

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