Factors Affecting the Adoption of a Particular Gauge

Factor Affecting Adoption of a Particular Gauge

The following factors govern the choice of a different(particular) gauges:

Factor Affecting Adoption of a Particular Gauge

1. Cost of construction and funds available for the railway project.

Factors Affecting Pricing Decisions
Factors Affecting Pricing Decisions

2. Volume and nature of traffic.

3. The intensity of population.

4. Industrial and commercial development of the locality.

5. Prospects of future development of the area.

6. Topographical and geological features of the country.

7. Speed of movement required.

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