Course detail

Railway Stations

FAST-CN005Acad. year: 2019/2020

Basic transport regulations, train diagram, train schedule of railway stations. Time diagram of station operation, track occupation diagram, operating efficiency, making up of trains
Design of railway stops, goods points and operation control points, design elements of railway stations, geometry parameters of trackage. Operating control points and open track, basic terms. Tracks in railway stations, tracks numeration, symbols of tracks, track length, distances of track centre lines.
Track alignment design parameters in control operation points and other operation points.
Railway superstructure, substructure and its drainage in railway stations
Railway stops, passing sidings, branching points, junctions.
Railway stations – general principles, division of railway stations according position in railway network and according operation character. Railhead stations, intermediate, connection, junction stations, railway junctions, transit and exchange railway stations, transhipment stations.
Platforms, ramps, pedestrian subways and footbridges.

Department

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions (ZEL)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A student acquires basic skills in design of railway stops, goods points and operation control points, especially railway stations.

Prerequisites

Track alignment design parameters and its spatial positions, railway track design. Railway substructure, subdivision and construction of rail substructure and its construction layers, construction and shape of earth formation Railway superstructure and modern railway structure design, interaction between railway vehicle and track, switches, crossings and turnouts.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Basic transport regulations, train diagram, train schedule of railway stations.
2. Time diagram of station operation, track occupation diagram, operating efficiency, making up of trains
3. Design of railway stops, goods points and operation control points, design elements of railway stations, geometry parameters of trackage. Operating control points and open track, basic terms.
4. Tracks in railway stations, tracks numeration, symbols of tracks, track length, distances of track centre lines.
5. Track alignment design parameters in control operation points and other operation points.
6. Platforms, ramps, pedestrian subways and foot bridges. Railway superstructure, substructure and its drainage in railway stations
7. Railway stops, passing sidings, branching points, junctions.
8. Railway stations – general principles, division of railway stations according position in railway network and according operation character.
9. Railhead stations, intermediate, connection, junction stations,
10. Railway junctions, transit and exchange railway stations, transhipment stations.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of design of railway stops, goods points and operation control points, especially railway stations and to practise acquires knowledge and skills.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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