Factor Affecting The Selection Of Gradient For Railway Track - Civil Engineering

Sunday, 6 January 2019

Factor Affecting The Selection Of Gradient For Railway Track

Factor Affecting The Selection Of Gradient For Railway Track

The factors which govern the selection of a particular gradient in the alignment of a railway track are as follows:
1. Nature of ground
2. The total height to be covered
3. Drainage required.
4. Hauling capacity of railway engines.
5. Safety required.