Railway Engineering

School of Rural & Surveying Engineering - 8th Semester (Elective)

Topics: General railway planning and design principles. Planning and operations of fixed route modes. Railway systems and networks. Track, superstructure and substructure of railway systems. Railway vehicles. Introduction to track and railway vehicle dynamics. Electric propulsion in railways. Railway stations: types, categories and characteristics. Signalling and control. Urban railways and metro systems. Special types of railway systems. High speed ground transportation.

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