# Railway Engineering

• ## 52 kg rails are mostly used in

• B. Meter Gauge
• C. Narrow Gauge
• D. both (a) and (b)
Explanation:

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• ## Normally the limiting value of cant is (where G is the gauge.)

• A. G/8
• B. G/10
• C. G/12
• D. G/15
Explanation:

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• ## The formation width for a double line Broad Gauge track in cutting (excluding drains) as adopted on Indian Railways is

• A. 6.10 m
• B. 8.84 m
• C. 10.21m
• D. 10.82 m
Explanation:

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• ## The object of providing a point lock is

• A. to ensure that each switch is correctly set
• B. to ensure that the point may not be operated while the train is on it
• C. to detect any obstruction between and tongue rail
• D. none of the above
Explanation:

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• ## The limiting value of cant excess for Broad Gauge is

• A. 55 mm
• B. 65 mm
• C. 75 mm
• D. l00 mm
Explanation:

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• ## For a 8° curve track diverging from a main curve of 5° in an opposite direction in the layout of a broad gauge yard, the cant to be provided for the branch track for maximum speed of 45 km/h on the main line and ‘G’ = 1.676 m is (Permitted cant deficiency for the main line = 7.6 cm)

• A. 0.168 cm
• B. -0.168 cm
• C. 7.432 cm
• D. 7.768 cm
Explanation:

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• ## Lead of crossing is the distance from the

• A. heel of the switch to the toe of the switch
• B. heel of the switch to the theoretical nose of the crossing
• C. toe of the switch to the theoretical nose of crossing
• D. toe of the switch to the actual nose of crossing
Explanation:

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• ## For a Broad Gauge route with M+7 sleeper density, number of sleepers per rail length is

• A. 18
• B. 19
• C. 20
• D. 21
Explanation:

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• ## Tensile strength of steel used in rails should not be less than

• A. 450 MPa
• B. 500 MPa
• C. 700 MPa
• D. 850 MPa
Explanation:

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• ## Switch angle depends on i) heel divergence ii) length of tongue rail iii) flangeway clearance iv) throw of switch The correct answer is

• A. (i) and (ii)
• B. (ii) and (iii)
• C. (iii) and (iv)
• D. (i)and(iv)