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Addendum & Correction Slip (ACS) No. 14 to Indian Railways Schedule Of Dimensions (B.G.

) 2004

Addendum & Corrigendum Slip (ACS) No. 14


To
Indian Railways Schedule Of Dimensions (B.G.) 2004
_______________________________________________________________

I. Amendment To Para-5, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24 & 25 Of Chapter-IV(A)


Rolling Stock (Carriage & Wagon)
{At Page 19, 20, 21 of IRSOD, Revised 2004 in Schedule-I}

Para - 5, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24 & 25 shall be read as under :


5.

Maximum thickness of flange of tyre, measured from wheel


gauge face at 13mm from outer edge of flange

17.

Maximum distance apart of bogie centres for bogie vehicles

19.

Maximum length of body or roof for :


(a)

4 - wheeled vehicle

(b) Bogie vehicles

29.4mm

14900mm

8540mm
21340mm

Note :
(i)

Maximum length of body or roof of bogie vehicles can be upto 23540mm, subject to
tapering of the ends in a manner that the end throw, when calculated as per
Appendix, is same as that for ICF coach of 21340mm length and within this Schedule
of Dimensions.

(ii) A cornice may project beyond the maximum permissible length of the roof up to 51mm
in the case of (a) above, beyond each end of the vehicle.
(iii) .Fittings on the end of a vehicle, such as step iron, vacuum brake piping, electrical
connections, vestibule etc., need not be kept within the prescribed maximum
permissible lengths for bodies of vehicles, but may project beyond the end of the
body to a reasonable extent.

20.

Maximum length over centre buffer couplers or side buffers :


(a)

4 wheeled vehicle

(b) Bogie vehicles

9810 mm
22300 mm

Note : Maximum length over the centre buffer couplers or side buffers can be 24000mm
for Bogie Vehicles, having maximum length of body or roof as 23540mm. However,
the maximum length over the centre buffer couplers or side buffers for longer
coaches as per Item 20 above shall be so arranged that difference between length
over side buffers and length of body or roof is not less than 460mm.
23.

Maximum width over all projections, at 305mm above rail


level, when fully loaded

3050mm

24.

Maximum width over all projections from 305mm above


rail level, to 1082mm above rail level, when fully loaded

3050mm

25.

Maximum width over all projection from 1082mm above


rail level, to 1170mm above rail level, when fully loaded

3050mm increasing
gradually to 3250mm

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Addendum & Correction Slip (ACS) No. 14 to Indian Railways Schedule Of Dimensions (B.G.) 2004

Note : For freight bogie vehicles with maximum length of body or roof upto 14500mm and
bogie centre distance upto 10000mm, maximum width over all projections from 305mm
above rail level to 1082mm above rail level, when fully loaded, can be relaxed to
3135mm instead of 3050mm

II. Amendment To Para-3 Of Chapter IV(B) : Rolling Stock (3660mm Wide Stock)
{At Page 23; In Schedule-I of IRSOD, Revised 2004 }

Para 3 shall be read as under :


3.

Maximum width over open doors, including all projections, for goods
vehicles

4500mm

III. Amendment To Para-11 Of Chapter IV(C) : Rolling Stock (Locomotive)


{At Page 25; In Schedule-I of IRSOD, Revised 2004}

Maximum Moving Dimensions : (See New Diagram No. 1D)


Para 11 shall be read as under :
11.A

Maximum length of body or roof

21340mm

11.B

Maximum length over centre buffer couplers or side buffers

22300mm

Note : (i)

Maximum length of body or roof can be upto 23540mm, subject to tapering of


the ends in a manner that the end-throw, when calculated as per Appendix, is
same as that for ICF coach of 21340mm length and within this Schedule of
Dimensions.

(ii)

Maximum length over the centre buffer couplers or side buffers for bogie
vehicles can be 24000mm for locomotives, having maximum length of body or
roof of 23540mm.

11.C

Maximum width over all projections :

(i)

At 102mm above rail level, when fully loaded

2440mm

(ii)

At 305mm above rail level, when fully loaded

3050mm

(iii)

From 305mm above rail level to 1082mm above rail level,


when fully loaded

3050mm

(iv)

From 1082mm above rail level to 1170mm above rail level,


when fully loaded

3050mm increasing
gradually to 3250mm

(v)

From 1170mm above rail level, when fully loaded, to a


height of 3735mm when empty

3250mm

Note : (i)

Maximum width over all projections from 925mm (minimum in all conditions)
above rail level to 1082mm above rail level, when fully loaded can be 3075mm (in
the bogie portion only).

(ii)

Maximum distance apart of bogie centres (i.e. pivot centres) for locomotives
shall be 15810mm, subject to the condition that width of locomotive at the
centre is such that mid-throw, when calculated as per Appendix, is same as that
for ICF coach of 21340mm length and within this Schedule of Dimensions.

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Addendum & Correction Slip (ACS) No. 14 to Indian Railways Schedule Of Dimensions (B.G.) 2004

STANDARD DIMENSIONS FOR TUNNELS & THROUGH G IRDER BRIDGES


SCHEDULE I-CHAPTER I

DIAGRAM No. 1A
1676mmGAUGE

NOTE:1. WHERE THE LINE IS ON A CURVE ,THE HO RIZONTAL DISTANCE OF ANY STRUCTURE FROM
THE CENTRE OF ADJACENT TRACK AND THE DISTANCE BETWEEN CENTRES OF TRACKS
ARE TO BE INCREASED ACCORDING TO THE APPENDIX.
2. W HEN RE-SPACING EXISTING LINES,THE MINIM UM DISTANCE CENTRE TO CENTRE OF
TRACKS MAY BE REDUCED FRO M 4725 TO NOT LESS THAN 4495 FOR THE PURPOSE OF
AVOIDING HEAVY ALTERATIONS TO TUNNELS OR THROUG H GIRDER BRIDGES. THE 4725
DIMENSION IS TO BE ADOPTED FOR ALL NEW W ORKS.

OTE:THIS CHAIN DOTTED LINE INDICATES


THE MINIM UM OUTLINE W HERE
ELECTRIC TRACTION IS NOT LIKELY
TO BE USED VIDE ITEM 13 NOTE (i).

W IDTH OVER OPEN DOORS INCLUDING ALL PROJECTIONS


PASSENGER VEHICLES 4040 MAX

NOTE:ALL DIMENSIONS ARE IN MILLIMETRES


EXCEPT W HERE OTHERWISE SHOWN.

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Addendum & Correction Slip (ACS) No. 14 to Indian Railways Schedule Of Dimensions (B.G.) 2004

D IA G R A M N o . 1 A (M O D IF IE D )
1676 m m G AUG E
S T A N D A R D D IM E N S IO N S F O R T U N N E L S & T H R O U G H G IR D E R B R ID G E S
T O S U IT 2 5 k.V . A .C . T R A C T IO N S C H E D U L E I C H A P T E R I

N O T E :T H E D IS T A N C E S S P E C IF IE D A P P L Y O N L Y IN C A S E O F S T R A IG H T T R A C K S .O N C U R V E S ,
T H E H O R IZ O N T A L D IS T A N C E S H O U L D B E IN C R E A S E D B Y A N A M O U N T 'D ' T O A L L O W
F O R T H E L E A N D U E T O S U P E R -E L E V A T IO N C A L C U L A T E D B Y T H E F O L L O W IN G
F O R M U L A ,W H E R E 'H ' IS T H E H E IG H T O F T H E C O N T A C T W IR E , 'S ' T H E S U P E R E L E V A T IO N A N D 'G ' T H E G A U G E O F T H E T R A C K , A L L D IM E N S IO N S B E IN G IN M E T R E S
D = H xS /G

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N O T E :- T H IS C H A IN D O T T E D L IN E
IN D IC A T E S T H E M IN IM U M O U T L IN E
W H E R E E L E C T R IC T R A C T IO N IS N O T
L IK E L Y T O B E U S E D V ID E IT E M 1 3
N O T E (i) O F C H A P T E R I S C H E D U L E I

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W ID T H O V E R O P E N D O O R S IN C L U D IN G A LL
P R O J E C T IO N S P A S S E N G E R V E H IC L E S 40 40M A X

G O O D S V E H IC LE S 42 6 5 M A X

W ID T H O V E R O P E N D O O R S IN C LU D IN G A LL
P R O J E C T IO N S P A S S E N G E R V E H IC E S 44 95 M A X

3 25 0 M A X

N O T E :A LL D IM E N S IO N S A R E IN M ILL IM E T R E S
E X C E P T W H E R E O T H E R W IS E S H O W N .

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Addendum & Correction Slip (ACS) No. 14 to Indian Railways Schedule Of Dimensions (B.G.) 2004

DIAGRAM No. 1B
1676 mm GAUGE

STANDARD DIMENSIONS OUT OF STATIONS


SCHEDULE I - CHAPTER I

NOTE:WHERE THE LINE IS ON A CURVE, THE HORIZONTAL DISTANCE OF ANY


STRUCTURE FROM THE CENTRE OF ADJACENT TRACK AND THE DISTANCE
BETWEEN CENTRES OF TRACKS ARE TO BE INCREASED ACCORDING TO
THE APPENDIX.

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WIDTH OVER OPEN DOORS INCLUDING ALL PROJECTIONS


PASSENGER VEHICLES 4040 MAX

NOTE:-MINIMUM HEIGHT WHERE ELECTRIC


TRACTION IS IN USE OR LIKELY TO BE
INTRODUCED (ITEM 10 (ii))

FOR LAMPS,DESTINATION
BOARDS,GU TTERING &
ALARM SIGNAL DISC.
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FOR NUMBER PLATES,


WINDOW BARS AND
RESERVATION CARD
H OLDERS.

LEVEL

RAIL

NOTE:ALL DIMENSIONS ARE IN MILLIMETRES


EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE SHOWN.

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Addendum & Correction Slip (ACS) No. 14 to Indian Railways Schedule Of Dimensions (B.G.) 2004

DIAGRAM No. 1C
1676 mm GAUGE
STANDARD DIMENSIONS OUT OF STATIONS
NOTE:THE DISTANCES SPECIFIED,APPLY ONLY IN CASE
OF STRAIGHT TRACK.ON CURVES,THE HORIZONTAL
DISTANCE SHOULD BE INCREASED BY AN AMOUNT
'D' TO ALLOW FOR THE LEAN DUE TO SUPERELEVATION CALCULATED BY THE FOLLOWING
FORMULA,WHERE 'H' IS THE HEIGHT OF THE
CONTACT WIRE, 'S' THE SUPERELEVATION
AND 'G' THE GAUGE OF THE TRACK,ALL
DIMENSION BEING IN METRES
D= H x S
G

TO SUIT 25 kV. A.C. TRACTION


SCHEDULE I - CHAPTER I

FOR LIGHT OVER


HEAD STRUCTURE

FOR HEAVY OVER


HEAD STRUCTURE

XIM
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FOR LAMPS,DESTINATION
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ALARM SIGNAL DISC

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HIN
G

STO
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FOR NUMBER PLATES,


WINDOW BARS AND
RESERVATION CARD
HOLDERS.

2135 MIN

1675 MIN
2440 MAX
RAIL

NOTE:ALL DIMENSIONS ARE IN MILLIMETRES


EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE SHOWN.

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DIAGRAM No. 1D (EDO /T-2202)


1676m m G AUG E

M AXIM UM M O VIN G DIM ENSIO NS

LEVEL

N OTE
ALL D IM ENSIO N S AR E IN M ILLIM ETRES
EXC EPT W HERE O TH ER W ISE SH OW N .

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DIAGRAM NO. 2
1676 mm GAUGE

STANDARD DIMENSIONS IN STATIONS


TO SUIT 25 kV.A.C. TRACTION SCHEDULE I-CHAPTER II

MINIMUM HEIGHT FOR CONTINUOUS


COVERING IN PASSENGER STATIONS.

NOTE:MIN. HEIGHT WHERE D.C. TRACTION IS IN USE


OR LIKELY TO BE USED ( ITEM 10, NOTE a).

NOTE:THE DISTANCES SPECIFIED, APPLY ONLY IN CASE OF STRAIGHT TRACK. ON


CURVES, THE HORIZONTAL DISTANCE SHOULD BE INCREASED BY AN AMOUNT
'D' TO ALLOW FOR THE LEAN DUE TO SUPER-ELEVATION CALCULATED BY
THE FOLLOWING FORMULA, WHERE 'H' IS THE HEIGHT OF THE CONTACT
WIRE, 'S' THE SUPER-ELEVATION AND 'G' THE GAUGE OF THE TRACK,
ALL DIMENSIONS BEING IN METRES; D=HxS/G

DETAILS AT A

STRUCTURE

RAIL

FI X

ED
MAX. MOVING DIMENSIONS OF EXISTING
STANDARD X CLASS ENGINES

MA X

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M OV

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D IM

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PILLARS, LAMPS & CON A PASSENGER


PLATFORM OR BUILDINGS ON GOODS PLATFORM

NEAREST PART OF ANY BUILDING ON PASSENGER PLATFORM


OR RAMP OF STAIRCASE ON ANY PASSENGER PLATFORM

M
I MU
M IN

MAX HEIGHT FOR GOODS PLATFORM


MAX & MIN HEIGHT FOR A HIGH PASSENGER PLATFORM
MAX HEIGHT FOR A LOW PASSENGER PLATFORM

LEVEL

NOTE:ALL DIMENSIONS ARE IN MILLIMETRES


EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE SHOWN.

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DIGRAM NO. 3 (FIG I)


1676mm GAUGE

INFRINGEMENTS OF SCHEDULE - I
FOR 3660 mm GOODS STOCK & NEW
STANDARAD LOCOMOTIVES IN EXISTING
BRIDGES ONLY
PIERMTTED UNDER SCHEDULE-II
MINIMUM CLEARANCES ON EXISTING GIRDER BRIDGES

M
MU
XI
A
M

FUTURE

MOVING

DI
ME
NS
IO
NS

NOTES:FULL LINES SHOW MAXIMUM MOVING DIMENSIONS OF


FUTURE 3660 WIDE STOCK & OF EXISTING 3200/3250 WIDE
STOCK & OUTLINE OF EXISTING 3660 WIDE ELECTRIFIED
STOCK DOTTED LINES SHOW OUTLINE OF NEW STANDARD
X.E. & W.H. ENGINES & OF PROPOSED 3660 WIDE HIGH
SIDED OPEN TRUCK.
FULL HATCHED LINES SHOW DIMENSIONS WHICH SHOULD
NOT BE INFRINGED IN TUNNELS, DOTTED HATCHED LINES
SHOW DIMENSIONS WHICH SHOULD NOT BE INFRINGED
ON GIRDER BRIDGES WHERE THE TRACK IS FIXED TO
THE GIRDERS.
THE MINIMUM PERMISSIBLE CLEARANCES WILL BE.
(I) UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES & SUBJECT TO ANY RESTRICTION OF SPEED
WHICH IT MAY BE CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO IMPOSE.
IN TUNNELS
AT A---------229mm
AT B---------305mm
AT C---------380mm
AT D---------229mm

ON GIRDER BRIDGES
AT A----229mm (AT TOP OF SIDES OF VEHICLES)
AT B----229mm (AT SIDES OF VEHICLES)
AT C----305mm (BETWEEN MOVING TRAINS)
AT D----152mm (ABOVE VEHICLES)

(2) FOR UNRESTRICTED SPEED:


IN TUNNELS
AT A---------380mm
AT B---------535mm
AT C---------610mm
AT D---------305mm

ON GIRDER BRIDGES
AT A----229mm (AT TOP OF SIDES OF VEHICLES)
AT B----455mm (AT SIDES OF VEHICLES)
AT C----535mm (BETWEEN MOVING TRAINS)
AT D----229mm (ABOVE VEHICLES)

WHERE DOORS OPENNING INWARDS OR OF THE RECESSED


OR SLIDING TYPE ARE PROVIDED, THE MINIMUM CLEARANCE IN
TUNNELS & BRIDGES MAY BE REDUCED TO 380 AT B & 455
AT C FOR UNRESTRICTED SPEED.
TO THE ABOVE MUST BE ADDED THE EXTRA ALLOWANCES FOR CURVES (SEE APPENDIX.)

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DIG RAM NO . 3 (FIG II)


1676m m GAUGE

INFRING EM ENTS O F SCHEDULE - I


FOR 3660 mm G OO DS STO CK & NEW
S TANDARAD LO CO M O TIVES IN EXISTING
TUNNELS ONLY
PIERM TTED UNDER SCHEDULE-II

TUN NEL SECTIO N OF 1913

MINIMUM CLEARANCES IN EXISTING TUNNELS


SECTION B
SHO W ING
RAIL LEVEL LOW ERED 380 IN
T UNNEL SECT IO N OF 1913 TO
FAC ILITAT E PROVISION OF MINMUM
CLEAR ANCES FO R 3660 W IDE STO CK.

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SECTION A
SHO W ING
M INIM UM C LEARANCES FO R 3660 W IDE
OP EN TRUCKS EXISTING ELECTRIC
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IO N

PROPOSED HIGH SPEED OPEN TRUCK

NO TE:PLEASE REFER TO NO TES G IVEN IN


DIA GRAM No. 3 (FIG I)

 



 
 

RAIL

NO TE:-

ALL DIMEN SIO NS ARE IN MILLIMETR ES


EXCEPT WH ER E O THERW ISE SHO WN

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DIAGRAM NO. 4
1676m m GAUGE
M AXIMUM M OVING DIM ENSIONS OF 1929 PROFILE

2440 MAX
1676 GAUGE

N OTE
ALL DIMENSIONS ARE IN MILLIMETRES
EXCEPT W HERE OTHERW ISE SHOW N.

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LEVEL

305 MIN

RAIL

3050 MAX

102 MIN

1145 MIN

3505 MAX

4115 MAX

610

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