Betekenis van:
broad gauge

broad gauge
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a railroad track (or its width) broader than the standard 56.5 inches



    1. It shall be possible for the wagons to run through curve of 60 m radius for flat wagons and 75 m for other types on standard-gauge track and through curves of 120 m on broad-gauge track.
    2. As the wheel of the broad-gauge axle are quite close to the wagon underframe, a stirrup with 14 or 10 mm axle-guard shall be used: see Plate 18.