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Sliding Plug Doors

A door in which the panel or panels, in the open position, are positioned parallel to and outside of the car body. Plug doors can be of the sliding plug … Continue reading

Electric Traction Systems

The system which use electrical power for traction system i.e. for railways, trams, trolleys, etc. is called electrical traction. The track electrification refers to the type of source supply system that … Continue reading

Traction Systems

A system which causes the propulsion of vehicle in which tractive or driving force is obtained from various devices such as diesel engine drives, steam engine drives, electric motors, etc. … 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

Turnouts

Turnouts and crossovers, including switches, frogs, guard rails, stock rails, and closure rails; rail fastening assemblies unique to turnouts; and miscellaneous components associated with turnouts, including switch rods and gauge plates. Crossover … Continue reading

Bogie

In mechanics terms, a bogie is a frame work which carrying wheels attached to coaches. The bogie, or truck as it is called in the US, comes in many shapes … Continue reading