**Problem on train running opposite direction**

The problem on trains are important chapter for easily get the marks in competitive exam papers.you just remember the way of train cross the object and speed, time and distance. There are train based problem based on two object,

Here we learn the problem on **Problem on running opposite direction time taken by train pass a pole, a man or light lamp.** First is Train and second object is that which is crossed by the train.

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First of all do a practice set on math of any exam. Then find out twenty math problems related to this topic and write those on a paper. Do first ten maths using basic formula of this math topic. You also need to keep track of timing. After finish write down total time taken by you to solve those ten maths. Now practice our shortcut tricks on train running opposite direction and read examples carefully. After doing this go back to the remaining ten questions and solve those using shortcut methods. Again keep track of the time. This time you will surely see improvement in your timing. But this is not enough. You need more practice to improve your timing more.

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**Note: If direction is given in the opposite direction then we add both speeds.**

Example #1

180 meter and 120 meter mail train are running parallel in the opposite direction at the speed of 67 km/hr and 77 km/hr respectively. Find how long they take to cross each other?

- 13 / 2 Seconds
- 15 / 2 Seconds
- 17 / 3 Seconds
- 19 / 3 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

Speed = Distance / Time

( 67 + 77 ) x 5 / 18 = 180 + 120 / Time

Time = 15 / 2 seconds.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #2

170 meter and 130 meter long two super fast train are running in opposite direction at the speed of 52 km/hr and 56 km/hr respectively. In what time would be they cross each other?

- 10 Seconds
- 12 Seconds
- 14 Seconds
- 16 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

Convert speed km/hr to m/sec.

( 52 + 56 ) x 5 / 18

= 108 x 5 / 18

= 30 m/sec.

Time = Distance / Speed

= 170 + 130 / 30

= 300 / 30

= 10 sec.

So, they cross each other after 10 seconds.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #3

A passenger train of 330 meter long, running at a speed of 60 km/hr. In what time will it pass a man who is running at a speed of 6 km/hr in the opposite direction.

- 15 Seconds
- 18 Seconds
- 22 Seconds
- 25 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

If direction is given in the opposite direction then we add both the speed.

( 60 + 6 )

= 66 km/hr.

Now, convert it into m/sec.

66 x 5 / 18

= 55 / 3 m/sec.

The total distance covered by the train at 55 / 3 m/sec speed is 330 meter.

So, the required time is,

330 x 3 / 55

= 18 sec.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #4

Two super fast train 180 meters and 180 meters in length respectively are running in the opposite directions. One at the speed of 58 km/hr and the other at the speed of 50 km/hr. What time will they take to completely clear each other from the moment they meet?

- 10 Seconds
- 12 Seconds
- 15 Seconds
- 18 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

Two fast trains are running is opposite direction and their relative speed is,

58 + 50

= 108 km/hr.

So, the two trains are each other meet at 108 km/hr.

108 x 5 / 18

= 30 m/sec.

So, the required time is,

Total length / Relative speed

= 180 + 180 / 30

= 12 sec.

**Rough Workspace**

### Few examples of Problems on Trains with Shortcut Tricks

- Problem on time taken by train
- Problem on speed of train
- Problem on running same direction
- Problem on finding length of train or platform
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If two trains moving in opposite directions at the speed of 80 kmph and X kmph reach their destinations in 72 min and 32 min after they pass each other find X