Coning of wheels is an interesting topic in railway engineering. In this blog, we will see the theory of coming of rail wheels, starting from what is coning of wheels. What is coning of wheels? The space between the inner borders of wheel rims is by and large kept less than the measurement of the track. … Read More Coning of wheels- What is coning of wheels?
Gauges in railway is a mandatory topic to touch upon when you study railway engineering. In the blog, I will take you to a trip through the main types of gauges in railway which are broad gauge, metre gauge and narrow gauge. You will also see the major factors that affect the choice of gauges.… Read More Gauges in railway- All Details About Broad, Metre and Narrow Gauges
Types of rails are mainly divided into three. Double headed rails, bull headed rails and flat footed rails. You will come to know all the important details of each of them with figures in the blog. The advantages of flat footed rails are also vividly described.… Read More Types of rails- 3 types full details with figures
Components of railway track are rail section, sleepers, ballast, rail fastenings and subgrade and embankments. I will walk you through each of them in detail. You will get to learn about the functions of rails, functions of sleepers, functions of ballast and about fastening of railway. The rail provide a hard, smooth and unchanging surface for the passage of heavy moving loads.… Read More Components of Railway Track- Full Functions of All Components