Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Maintenance of Rail Surface

This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Maintenance of Rail Surface”. 1. What is hogging of joints? a) Depression of rail ends at joints b) Depression of the middle part of the rail c) Corrosion of joints d) Staggering of rails 2. What should preferably be done to remove … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Advantage & Essentials of Track Maintenance

This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Advantage & Essentials of Track Maintenance”. 1. What should be done to improve the loose sleepers and the disturbed track geometry? a) Replace it with new ones b) Proper Maintenance c) Additional parts should be added d) Travel should not be permitted … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Welding of Rail Joint

This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Welding of Rail Joint”. 1. Which of the following is not correct regarding Gas Pressure Welding? a) It is costlier than Flash butt welding b) Heat is produced by combination of oxygen and acetylene gas c) Welding happens by fusion of the … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Rail Joint Types

This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Rail Joint Types”. 1. Which of the following joint is not classified according to position of sleepers? a) Supported joint b) Suspended joint c) Bridge joint d) Square joint 2. Which of the following statements regarding supported joints is incorrect? a) Rails … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Ill Effect of Rail Joint and Requirement of Ideal Rail Joint

This set of Railway Engineering Questions & Answers for Exams focuses on “Ill Effect of Rail Joint and Requirement of Ideal Rail Joint”. 1. Which of the following are the weakest links in a track? a) Joints b) Middle point of the track c) Tongue rails d) Highest point of curves 2. Why does the … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Points and Crossings – Inspection and Maintenance

This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Points and Crossings – Inspection and Maintenance”. 1. What should be used for cleansing of slide chairs? a) Graphite b) Aluminium c) Oxyacetylene d) Brass 2. What is the maximum vertical wear permitted on wing rail? a) 6mm b) 8mm c) 10mm … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Turnouts and Trends in Turnout Design on Indian Railways

This set of Railway Engineering Objective Questions & Answers focuses on “Turnouts and Trends in Turnout Design on Indian Railways”. 1. What is the distance from the tangent point to the heel of switch is called? a) Switch lead b) Curve lead c) Crossing lead d) Addition of curve lead and switch lead 2. Which … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Number, Angle of Crossing and Reconditioning of Worn Out Crossings

This set of Railway Engineering written test Questions & Answers focuses on “Number, Angle of Crossing and Reconditioning of Worn Out Crossings”. 1. Which formula is used for the calculation of number of crossing based on Centre line method? a) 2N = cot (α/2) b) N = cot (α/2) c) 2N = tan (α/2) d) … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Crossing

This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Crossing”. 1. What is done to ensure that at the wheel negotiates the gap of crossing properly? a) The wheel is widened b) Speed of train is increased c) A check rail is provided d) Material can be filled 2. Which two … Read more

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Railway Engineering Questions and Answers – Switches and Design of Tongue Rails

This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Switches and Design of Tongue Rails”. 1. What is the thicker end of the Tongue rail called? a) Toe b) Stock c) Lock d) Heel 2. Which of the following are the correct types of switches? a) Stud and Sway switches b) … Read more

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