Key words related to railway line, Mechanical Engineering

Keywords related to railway line:

Railway Station : A facility along a railway line where trains stop and passengers are serviced, and cargo is handled.

Platform : A facility where trains stop and passengers entrain and detrain.

Marshalling Yard :  A facility where goods wagons are sorted out for being dispatched too different stations and formed into trains.

Loading Ramp : A ramp for loading road vehicles to a railway wagon.

Engine Shed (Loco Shed)  : A shed for repairing and servicing railway engines.

Culverts : Small cross-drainage works.

Bridges : Large structures cross rivers.

Tunnels : Structures cut through hills for accommodating railway lines.

Laying of Track : The operation of laying a railway track on the (Plate Laying)     earthen formation.

Maintenance of Track : The operation of maintaining railway track in good condition.

Permanent Way Inspector : The staff in charge of inspecting and maintaining railway line.

Track Renewal : The operation of completing renewing an overaged track by a new one.

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