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GATE (CE) 2022:Railway

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Question 1Multiple Correct Options

Which of the following are the functions of sleepers in a rail track?

Question 2

Length of transition curve is 240m and radius of circular curve is 600 m.Find the shift of the curve.

Question 3

Consider the following statements concerning railways;

1. A level stretch equal to the maximum train length is to be provided between the gradient reaches where a rising gradient is followed by a falling gradient.

2. Vertical curves in railway tracks are not set out as parabolas.

3. Diamond crossings can be laid on curves also.

4. Curves should be avoided at the top level segment of bridges. Which of the above statements are correct?

Question 4

For a railway track length of 910 m of broad gauge has sleeper density of (n+6). The number of sleepers required for given track length is ____. Take standard rail length to be 13 m.

Question 5

What is equilibrium cant required on a 5 ° curve on a BG track for the train speed of 60kmph?

Question 6

How does the depth of ballast cushion affect rail section?
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