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Sleepers is used to support the rail firmly and evenly,also maintain the gauge of the track uniformly. The load will be distributed uniformly over the bottom layers. It also act as an elastic medium between the rails and the ballast and to absorb the vibrations of train.

Classification of Sleepers
  • Depending upon the Position in a track
1.Transverse Sleepers
    2.Longitudinal Sleepers


  • Depending on the type of material
      • Steel Sleepers

        Wooden Sleepers
        Concrete sleepers



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