Marshalling yard, Mechanical Engineering

Marshalling Yard:

Function

The marshalling yard is a facility where goods wagons are sorted out for being dispatched to different stations. After being sorted out, they are formed into trains.

Layout

A typical layout for a marshalling yard is given in Figure.

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Figure: A Typical Marshalling Yard

Cargo Handling Facilities

Loading and unloading of small parcels into/from wagons can be done by fork lifts, which can also transfer them from one place to another.

Large containers are handled by cranes.

Loading of vehicles is facilitated by a loading ramp (Figure).

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Figure : Loading Ramp

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