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GATE (CE) 2022 #10: RAILWAY ENGINEERING (App update required to attempt this test)

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Question 1

Heel Divergence is

Question 2

On a railway track with rail lengths of 12.8m sufficient depth of ballast needs to be provided. Calculate the minimum depth of the ballast (in cm.) if sleeper density provided is n+7 and the width of the sleepers used is 25cm.

Question 3

Determine the maximum speed (in kmph) of a train on BG track having radius of curvature 875m and cant of 10cm. assume cant deficiency as 7cm.

Question 4Multiple Correct Options

For a 3◦ BG curve if the speeds of several trains on the track line are given 10 trains at a speed of 50 kmph 10 trains at a speed of 60 kmph 5 trains at a speed of 40 kmph 4 trains at a speed of 70 kmph

Which of the following statements are true?

Question 5

A curved branch track (4◦) is diverted in opposite direction from a curved main track (2◦). The broad gauge track is provided for both the main and branch track. If the maximum speed allowed on the main track is 75kmph then what will be the maximum speed allowable on the branch track (kmph)?

Question 6

Calculate the radius of a turn out for a data given below : -
G = 1.67 m, D = 13.3 cm & N = 12
Angle of switch Φ = 108’
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