Crossings

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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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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The Point Control Circuit

Railway Point Control Circuit & Point Indication Circuit

N’ Style Four Foot Point Circuits, The Point Control Circuit, The Point Indication Circuit Railway Point Control Circuit & Point Indication Circuit The Point Control 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 energisation of the respective Reverse and […]

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Utilising a JR

Railway ‘V’ Style Frame Four Foot Point Circuits With Insufficient Track Locking

Abbreviations, ‘V’ Style Frame Four Foot Point Circuits With Insufficient Track Locking, Abbreviations, Electrical Supplies ‘V’ Style Frame Four Foot Point Circuits With Insufficient Track Locking This section shows two complete point circuits demonstrating insufficient track locking. Utilising an extra track circuit   V’ Style Frame Four Foot Point Circuits With Insufficient Track Locking   Abbreviations   Electrical […]

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Left-hand Turnout, Double Ended, WL At Both Ends

Railway Right-hand & Left-hand Turnout Point Circuits

Right-hand Turnout, Single End, Without WL Right-hand Turnout, Single End, With WL   Right-Hand Turnout, Double Ended, Without WL   Right-hand Turnout, Double Ended, WL At ‘A’ End   Right-hand Turnout, Double Ended, WL At ‘B’ End   Left-hand Turnout, Single End, Without WL Left-hand Turnout, Single End, With WL   Left-hand Turnout, Double Ended, […]

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