Why there are stones on railway tracks? it will be surprising to know!

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When we all travel on the railways, we must have noticed that there are stones in between the railway tracks. But nobody ever thinks why there are stones between these railway tracks. So let us tell you why there are stones between these tracks.



Actually, stones are placed between these tracks because when the train moves, it vibrates on the ground and the tracks. According to the weather, there is a stretch in the tracks due to strong heat and shrinkage in winter.

These stones hold the wooden planks in the track and it holds the girl's planks firmly. Due to this, the shrinking of the tracks and the load of the train gets all balanced.

Often the tracks are at a slight elevation from the ground, so that rainwater does not stop. This is the reason that there are stones in between these tracks.