Course Details

Railway Stations and Junctions 1 (DST)

Academic Year 2024/25

NNB010 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIK Summer Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



5 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Operating control points and open track, basic terms. Division of operating control points, a division of railway stations according to the position in railway network. Tracks in railway stations, tracks numeration, symbols of tracks, track length, distances of track centre lines. 2. Basic transport regulations, train diagram, train schedule of railway stations. Time diagram of station operation, track occupation diagram, operating efficiency, making up of trains. 3. Railway stations – railhead, intermediate. 4. Railway stations – connection and junction. 5. Railway junctions, transit and exchange railway stations. 6. Track alignment design parameters in control operation points and other operation points 7. Railway superstructure, substructure and its drainage in railway stations 8. Construction of platforms, pedestrian subways and footbridges. 9. Platform requirements. 10. Platforms for persons with reduced mobility r 11. Railway stops, passing sidings, branching points, junctions. 12. Station buildings and reception area. 13. Equipment for loading and unloading of goods, goods depots, ramps, service roads. Goods stations.


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Specifying of the first project, guidelines to draw up. 2. Guidelines to horizontal and vertical alignment in a station. 3. Format and content of drawings – setting out a drawing, longitudinal profile. 4. Submitting of the first project, specifying of the second project. 5. Changes of track axes distances, station scheme. 6. Design of railway substructure in a railway station. 7. Format and content of drawings – the situation of the railway station. 8. Platforms, ramps. 9. Technical report. 10.–12. Consultation of projects. 13. Submitting of the second projects, credit.