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# Submitted on June 3 2018

Assignment 1:
Part I

## 1) What is the necessity of geometric design of a railway track?

Enumerate the significant feature of design of a railway track.

## 2) What are the objects of providing transition curves on railways?

Explain as to how the length of a transition curve is decided?

on curves.

## 4) How do you define the superelevation? What are the objects of

providing superelevation on curves of a railway track? What is cant
deficiency?
Part II

## 1) What would be equilibrium cant on a M.G. track of 50 curve for a

speed of 60 km.p.h? what would be the maximum permissible speed
after allowing the maximum cant deficiency?

## 2) Two national Railway network track tangents in Addis Ababa-

Djibouti route intersecting at an angle of 7.5 degrees are to be
connected by a circular horizontal curve. For a design speed of
120kmph, the curve is allowed to be built with ha =150 mm
(maximum applied cant) and the maximum non compensated lateral

## Calculate the curves geometric elements:

b) Length of curve (Lc)
c) External distance (E)
d) Length of tangent (T)

## 3) a. A 1000m long equal tangent crest vertical curve connects tangents

that intersect at station 340 + 00 and elevation 1322 m. The initial
grade is +2% and the final grade is -2.5% Determine the elevation and
stationing of the high point, PVC, and PVT.

## b. A 600m long sag vertical curve (equal tangent) has a PVC at

station 120 + 00 and elevation 1500m. The initial grade is -35‰ and
the final grade is +25‰. Determine the elevation and stationing of
the low point, PVI, and PVT.