Principles of Railway Location and Design

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Railway Transport Capacity and Construction Standards
1.1 Railway Traffic Volume and Design Period
1.1.1 The Significance of Traffic Volume
1.1.2 Economic Investigates and Traffic Forecasts
1.1.3 Computation of Traffic Indices
1.1.4 Design Period
1.2 Railway Carrying Capacity in the Section
1.2.1 Train Working Diagram
1.2.2 Train Speed
1.2.3 Carrying Capacity in Section
1.3 Railway Traffic Capacity
1.4 High-Speed Railway Transport Capacity
1.4.1 Carrying Capacity of High-Speed Railway
1.4.2 Traffic Capacity of High-Speed Railways
1.4.3 The Utilization of Carrying Capacity of High-Speed Railway
1.5 Railway Classification and Main Technical Standards
1.5.1 Railway Classification
1.5.2 The Main Technical Standards
1.5.3 Comparison and Selection of Railway Main Technical Standards
1.5.4 Synthetic Optimization Method for Railway Main Technical Standards

CHAPTER 2 Traction Calculation
2.1 Forces Acting on the Train
2.1.1 Tractive Effort
2.1.2 Train Running Resistance
2.1.3 Braking Pressure of Train
2.2 Train Motion Equation
2.2.1 Train Motion Status
2.2.2 Train Movement Equation
2.3 Tractive Tonnage
2.3.1 Computation of Tractive Tonnage
2.3.2 Checking Tractive Tonnage
2.3.3 Computation of Train Parameters
2.3.4 The Tonnage Rating
2.3.5 Adjusted Tonnage Ratings
2.4 Train Running Speed and Time
2.4.1 The Unit Resultant Force Curve
2.4.2 Calculating Running Speed and Time

CHAPTER 3 Railway Plane and Profile Design
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Design of Plane
3.2.1 Composition of a Plane and Its Basic Alignment
3.2.2 Straight Line
3.2.3 Circular Curve
3.2.4 Easement Curve or Transition Spiral
3.2.5 Distance Between Centers of Main Lines
3.3 Profile Design in Section
3.3.1 The Maximum Grade
3.3.2 Connection of Grade Section
3.3.3 Length of Grade Section
3.3.4 Compensation of Maximum Grade
3.3.5 Effect of a Grade Section on Operating Expenses
3.4 Plane and Profile Design at Bridge, Culvert, Tunnel and Subgrade
3.4.1 Bridge and Culvert Zones
3.4.2 Tunnel Zones
3.5 Plane and Profile Design at Station Site
3.5.1 Length of Station Site
3.5.2 Line Plane
3.5.3 Line Profile
3.5.4 Plane and Profile Design at Both Ends of Station Site
3.6 Line Plans and Profile Details
3.6.1 Classification and Scale
3.6.2 Line Plan
3.6.3 Profile Details

CHAPTER 4 Railway Location
4.1 Basic Principles of Railway Location
4.1.1 Natural Conditions Affecting Location of Railway Lines
4.1.2 General Principles of Railway Location
4.1.3 Steps and Methods of Railway Location
4.2 Selection of Line Strike
4.2.1 Governing Factors in Strike Selection
4.2.2 General Rules in Selection of Strike
4.3 Distribution and Position Selection of Stations
4.3.1 Distribution of Stations
4.3.2 Distribution of Intermediate Station, Passing Station,or Overtaking Station
4.3.3 High-Speed Railway
4.3.4 Rules for Selecting Positions of Intermediate Stations
4.4 Basic Methods of Railway Location
4.4.1 Location for the Section of Sufficient Grade
4.4.2 Location for Section of Easy Grade
4.4.3 Railway Location Considering Cross-Section
4.4.4 Improvement of Plane and Profile
4.5 Location in Complicated Geological Conditions
4.5.1 Location in Landslide Zones
4.5.2 Location in Talus Zones
4.5.3 Location in Mudslide-Stricken Regions
4.5.4 Location in Gully Regions
4.5.5 Location in Karst Zones
4.5.6 Location in Marsh Zones
4.5.7 Location in Permafrost Regions
4.5.8 Location in Desert Regions
4.5.9 Location in High-Intensity Earthquake Regions
4.5.1 0Location in Reservoir Region
4.6 Location in Sections of Bridge, Culvert, and Road Intersection
4.6.1 Bridge and Culvert Section
4.6.2 Relatively Favorable Engineering Geological Conditions
4.6.3 Tunnel Section
4.6.4 Intersection of Railway and Road
4.6.5 Setting Condition of Crossing
4.7 Railway Environment Location
4.7.1 Environmental Problem Related to Railway Location
4.7.2 General Principles of Railway Environment Location
4.7.3 Railway Environment Location Based on Natural Environment Protection
4.8 Computer Aided Railway Location and Alignment Design
4.8.1 Digital Terrain Model
4.8.2 Object Model of Computer Aided Route Design
4.8.3 CAD Model of Route Selection
4.8.4 Computer Aided Design of Profile
4.8.5 Computer Aided Design of Route Plane

CHAPTER 5 Technical and Economic Comparison of Schemes
5.1 Basic Concepts of Technical and Economic Comparison
5.1.1 The Role of Technical and Economic Comparison in Schemes
5.1.2 Index in Technical and Economic Criterion
5.1.3 The Classification of Schemes
5.1.4 Brief Process of Technical and Economic Comparison of Schemes
5.2 Basic Data of Economic Comparison
5.2.1 Investment
5.2.2 Operating Expenses Calculation
5.3 Economic Criterion Methods
5.3.1 Classification of Economic Criterion Method
5.3.2 Criterion Economic Methods Used in Chinese Railway Design
5.3.3 Methods Used in Other Countries
5.4 Comprehensive Criterion of the Proposals
5.4.1 Traditional Comparing Methods
5.4.2 Criterion Method With Optimization Models

CHAPTER 6 Station Design
6.1 Passing Station and Overtaking Station
6.1.1 Passing Station
6.1.2 Overtaking Station
6.2 Intermediate Station Design
6.2.1 Plane Layout Diagram of Intermediate Station
6.2.2 Major Equipment Layout of Intermediate Station
6.2.3 Calculation of Intermediate Station Plan
6.3 Essentials of District Station Design
6.3.1 Operation and Type of District Station
6.3.2 Layout of Major Facilities in District Station
6.3.3 Layout of Throat Zone District Station
6.4 Introduction of the Marshaling Station and Junction Terminal
6.4.1 Marshaling Station
6.4.2 Junction Terminal
6.5 Essentials of High-Speed Station
6.5.1 General Requirements
6.5.2 High-Speed Station Operation.
6.5.3 Basic Pattern of a High-Speed Station
6.5.4 Plane and Profile of Station Tracks
6.5.5 Equipment for Passenger Transportation

CHAPTER 7 Strengthening of the Railway Transport Capacity
7.1 Principal Measures in Strengthening the Carrying Capacity of the Railway Line
7.1.1 Measure of Transport Organization
7.1.2 Measures for Advancing Traction Power, Signaling,Interlocking, and Block Equipment
7.1.3 Measures for Reconstruction of Engineering Facilities
7.1.4 Construction of the Third, the Fourth and the Diverting Lines
7.1.5 Overall Design for Strengthening the Existing Line
7.2 Upgrading of Railway Passenger Transport
7.2.1 Overview
7.2.2 Targeted Speed of Passenger Trains and Implementation Scheme for Speeding Up
7.2.3 Technical Conditions for Speedup Passenger Trains
7.2.4 Technical Conditions of Railway Lines for Passenger Transport Speedup
7.2.5 Signal Devices
7.2.6 Speedup of Passenger Transportation Influence on Freight Transport
7.3 Construction of High-Speed Railway
7.3.1 Targeted Speed and Mode of High-Speed Trains
7.3.2 Advantages of High-Speed Railways and Preconditions for Construction
7.3.3 Construction Mode
7.4 Railway Heavy Haul Traffic
7.4.1 Standards for Railway Heavy Haul Traffic
7.4.2 Organization Modes of Railway Heavy Haul Transportation
7.4.3 Requirements on Railway Technical Facilities for Heavy Haul Transportation

CHAPTER 8 Design for Reconstruction of Existing Railways and Building Out of Second Railway Lines
8.1 Design for Reconstruction of Existing Railways
8.1.1 Profile Design for Reconstruction Existing Railway
8.1.2 Plane Design for Reconstruction of Existing Railways
8.1.3 Design and Survey Method for Curve Reconstruction
8.1.4 Design for Cross-Section Reconstruction
8.2 The Design of the Second Railway Line
8.2.1 Profile Design of the Second Line
8.2.2 Plane Design of the Second Line
8.2.3 Cross-Section Design of the Second Line
8.2.4 Plane Calculation of the Second Line
8.3 Building the Third, Fourth, and Branching Lines
8.3.1 Building the Third, Fourth, or Loop Line in the Busy Section of a Hub Area
8.3.2 Build the Third, Fourth or Branching Line in All Sections or the Entire Railway Line
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