The gradient shall be apportioned to make
The maximum gradient along warehouse loading platforms shall be
b) The maximum gradient along tracks between individual warehouses
shall be 3 percent for short distances.
c) Crossovers shall not be located on the 3 percent gradient where
long trains of cars will be pushed upgrade through the crossovers.
Horizontal and Vertical Clearances. For clearances to fixed
obstructions such as walls, doorways, and platforms, see Section 6, paragraph
6.5 of this handbook and local servicing railroad.
Warehouse Railroad Layout. For warehouse railroad layout, see
Definitive Designs for Naval Shore Facilities, NAVFAC P-272.