wooden planks are kept under railway trucks.why?

Asked by arajeevshashank | 3rd Jul, 2018, 08:03: PM

Expert Answer:

Railway tracks are laid on large sized wooden sleepers so that the thrust due to the weight  of train is spread over large area .This reduces the pressure on the ground which would prevent the yielding of the ground.

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 4th Jul, 2018, 12:04: PM