6 Functions of Fixture And Fastenings in Railway - Civil Engineering

Friday, January 4, 2019

6 Functions of Fixture And Fastenings in Railway

6 Functions of Fixture And Fastenings

Following are the functions of fixtures and fastenings of railway track
1. These are used to connect the rails end to end
2. These are used to fix the rails to sleepers and to keep them in proper position .
3. They allow expansion and contraction of rails due to temperature variation.
4. They provide required tilt of rails.
5. They helps to set the points and crossings properly
6. They helps to maintain the correct alignment of track.

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