Types Of Crossing
- Square Crossing
- Diamond Crossing
- Cross Over
- Scissor Crossing
- Symmetrical Split
When to railway lines cross each other at 90o it is called Square Crossing.
Angle of intersection (Crossing angle) of two tracks is when not 900 , then it is called diamond crossing,
A cross over is introduced to transfer a train from one track to another track which may or may not be parallel to each other.
If two cross overs are required between two parallel tracks and there is no sufficient space for Crossing to be kept separate, then they are made to over-lap each other and result is a scissor crossing.
If radius of main track is equal to the radius of turn out curve, then the turn out is known as symmetrical split.