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Major Plant and Machinery for Depot Area

A. Material Handling      A.1. Overhead Travelling Crane Cranes are employed for lifting and lowering materials and moving materials in a rectangular area. A.2. Jib Crane Jib crane enable lifting … Continue reading

Train Depot Area

A train depot is where trains are stabled and maintained. The depots have infrastructure to maintain the rakes with necessary facilities viz stabling lines, scheduled inspection lines, workshop for overhaul, unscheduled maintenance … Continue reading

Heavy-Duty Elevator – Machine Room Less

Heavy-duty elevators are used in mass railway transit systems as rapid transit (metro), LRT. A. Design Criteria A. Operational requirements Hours of operation shall be considered as twenty-four (24) hours … Continue reading

Heavy-Duty Escalator

Heavy-duty escalators are used in mass railway transit systems as rapid transit (metro), LRT. A. Design Criteria A.1. Operational requirements Hours of operation shall be considered as 24 hours per day, seven … Continue reading

Critical Velocity for Smoke Control

The ventilation system would be operated to force the  smoke and hot gases in the direction of the empty tunnel to provide a clear and safe environment behind the fire … Continue reading

Simulation Software Categories for Tunnel Ventilation Systems

Software applications used for the design of tunnel ventilation systems fall into two general categories: onedimensional onedimensional, also known as network analysis, and two or three-dimensional CFD. In network analysis, … Continue reading

Railway Platform and Types

Railway platform A railway platform is a section of pathway, alongside rail tracks at a railway station, metro station or tram stop, at which passengers may board or alight from trains or trams. Almost all rail stations have … Continue reading

Platform Screen Doors (PSD)

Platform screen doors (PSDs) and platform edge doors (PEDs) at train or subway stations screen the platform from the train. They are a relatively new addition to many metro systems around the world, some having been … Continue reading