Platforms - planning of railway stations, Mechanical Engineering

Platforms:

Platforms are places where trains stop and passengers entrain and detrain. For BG operations, the length of the platform should be about 30 m.

Figure gives the typical cross-section of a platform for a BG track.

602_Platforms - Planning of railway stations.png

Figure : Cross-section of a Platform

The platform should be ramped at a gradient of 1 in 6 at the ends.

Posted Date: 1/23/2013 1:12:41 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Platforms - planning of railway stations, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Platforms - planning of railway stations, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Platforms - planning of railway stations Discussions

Write discussion on Platforms - planning of railway stations
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
(a) Describe a vector and scalar ? (b) What is meant by line of action of vector ? (c) What are displacement vectors and position vector ? (d) Calculate the component of t

(a) What do you mean by machinibility ? Discuss the factors which come into play while evaluating the machinability of any metal. Also describe machinability index. (b) Brass co

State the postulates of special theory of relativity and deduce from them the Lorentz transformations. Define an inertial frame of reference and derive the Lorentz transformatio

Ceramics Ceramics are mostly inorganic crystalline materials characterized by high melting point and low ductility. Such materials are processed via methods other than melting

Spot welding of different metals-Stainless steel Stainless steel is having lower thermal conductivity compared to mild steel. Therefore, it requires less heat input. But, stain

Supports for Rigid Bodies (Space Structures): The primary step in solving equilibrium problems is to draw free-body diagram. Isolate the body through its surrounding. Replace

Design a concrete pedestal for a steel column carrying a dead load of 600 kN and an imposed load of 600 kN. Assume the base plate is 350 mm x 350 mm M20 grade concrete and F e , 41


Working of Drum Type Brake: When we apply brake to the motorcycle that means we are applying force 'F' to the brake shoes. This force pushes the brake shoes towards the drum surf

Find the coefficient of friction between ladder and floor: A ladder of 5m long rests on horizontal ground and leans against smooth vertical wall at an angle of 70° with the h