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Introduction
The Rail mode of transportation is the cheapest and fastest mode of transport when it is compared with other mode of transportation.It is also called as mass transportation system.
The Typical Cross Section of Railway Track looks like this
Major Components of Railway Track
  1. Rail
  2. Sleepers
  3. Ballast
  4. Gauge





Rail

The Cross Section of Rail is shown below
 The Distance between inner faces of two Rail is Called Gauge
Types of Gauge
  1. Broad gauge (B.G) or Standard Gauge
  2. Meter Gauge (M.G)
  3. Narrow gauge (N.G)
  4. Light Gauge or Feeder Track (L.G)



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