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Railway Points and Track circuits 

Railway Points and Track circuits  Railway Points and Track circuits:- Points Normal lie points Points Numbering Track circuits Overlap Replacement Joint Berth track circuit Point Zone TC Numbering Railway Points and Track circuits – Normal lie of points Selection Criteria the most obvious is that whereas the straight route through a set of points can […]

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The Point Control Circuit

Railway Point Control Circuit & Point Indication Circuit

Railway Point Control Circuit & Point Indication Circuit Railway Point Control Circuit & Point Indication Circuit:– Fig 3.2 shows the point control circuit for an ‘N’ style frame. The differences here are the RC and NC lever bands which are used for the energization of the respective Reverse and Normal point auxiliary valves. Note that these lever […]

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Engine Shed Railway

Engine Shed Railway,Circular type engine shed,Water Columns,Water Column & Ash Pit,Ash pits: (Ash-pans),Turn table,TrianglesBuffer Stops,Fouling Marks,Examination pits,Traversers,Derailing switch,Drop Pits,Scotch Block, Scotch and Sand Hump,Weigh Bridge,POINTS AND CROSSINGS, Some Definitions,Heel block, Check rails,Branch Track,Angle of crossing,Heel block,Lead Rails,Nose of crossing, Tongue rail,Switch,Throw of switch,Switch,Switch angle,Turn outs,Facing direction, Trailing directions,Facing points or Facing turn outs,Trailing points or […]

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Railway Switches Types

Crossings,Stub Switch,Split Switch,Double or obtuse crossing,Signalling,Objects of Signaling,Types of Signal,Warner signals,Shunting Signals,Colour light signals,Locational characteristics,Location of signals,Outer signal Railway Switches Types There are two types of switches (i) Stub Switch (ii) Split Switch Stub Switch 1. Earliest type of switch. No separate tongue rails are provided 2. Some portion of the main tracks is moved […]

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