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FASTENING The devices used to connect rails and sleepers together to form the track are known as FASTENINGs.  Following devices are used as fastenings to keep the rails in their correct position Fish plates Bolts. Chairs Keys. Bearing plates. 1.  FISH PLATES The function of a fish plate is to hold two rails together both in horizontal as well as in ... Read More »



Railway A new railway line is required or Is proposed for the following purposes: 1) Strategic Consideration: Sometimes it becomes essential to join two points by a railway line for strategic purposes so that In case of emergency; the army can be transferred from one point to the other. 2) Linking of Trade Centers: Two trade centers may not be ... Read More »

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