Course detail

Railway Stations and Junctions 2

FAST-CN056Acad. year: 2019/2020

Passenger stations, types, technology, extent. Switch and track layout, equipment and efficiency. Railhead and trough passenger stations.
Storage stations, technology, sets of tracks arrangement. Equipment of storage stations
Shunting yards, functions, position in railway network. Development of sorting technology. Set of reception sidings. Hump, technical equipment, sets of tracks design, longitudinal section of hump track, dynamic estimation. Set of sorting sidings. Set of departure sidings, tracks for thoroughgoing trains.
Depots, running shed. Technology, arrangement of trackage.
Railway siding (factory, industrial), set of tracks, connection to railway stations, interchange tracks
Railway junctions, passenger and goods traffic

Department

Institute of Railway Structures and Constructions (ZEL)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A student acquires skills in problems of railway junctions, passenger and goods traffic.

Prerequisites

Design of railway stops, goods points and operation control points, especially railway stations

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. Shunting yards, functions, position in railway network. Development of sorting technology.
2. Set of reception sidings. Hump, technical equipment.
3. Sets of tracks design, longitudinal section of hump track, dynamic estimation.
4. Set of sorting sidings.
5. Set of departure sidings, tracks for thoroughgoing trains.
6. Passenger stations, types, technology, extent. Switch and track layout, equipment and efficiency.
7. Railhead and trough passenger stations. Storage stations, technology, sets of tracks arrangement. Equipment of storage stations
8. Depots, running shed. Technology, arrangement of trackage.
9. Railway siding (factory, industrial), set of tracks, connection to railway stations, interchange tracks.
10. Railway junctions, passenger and goods traffic.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to introduce students to the problems of railway junctions, passenger and goods traffic in them 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, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer