**Problem on time taken by train**

Shortcut tricks on time taken by train are one of the most important topics in exams. Time is the main factor in competitive exams. If you know how to manage time then you will surely do great in your exam. Most of us miss this thing. Here in this page we give few examples on Time taken by train shortcut tricks. These shortcut tricks cover all sorts of tricks on Time taken by train. Visitors are requested to carefully read all shortcut examples. These examples here will help you to better understand shortcut tricks on time taken by train.

Before starting anything just do a math practice set. Choose any twenty math problems and write it down on a page. Using basic math formula do first ten maths of that page. You also need to keep track of the time. Write down the time taken by you to solve those questions. Now read our examples on time taken by train shortcut tricks and practice few questions. After this do remaining ten questions and apply shortcut formula on those math problems. Again keep track of timing. You will surely see the improvement in your timing this time. But this is not all you want. You need more practice to improve your timing more.

Math section in a competitive exam is the most important part of the exam. It doesn’t mean that other topics are not so important. You can get a good score only if you get a good score in math section. Only practice and practice can give you a good score. The only thing you need to do is to do your math problems correctly and within time, and you can do this only by using shortcut tricks. Again it does not mean that you can’t do maths without using shortcut tricks. You may do math problems within time without using any shortcut tricks. You may have that potential. But other peoples may not do the same. For those we prepared this time taken by train shortcut tricks. Here in this page we try to put all types of shortcut tricks on Time taken by train. But if you see any tricks are missing from the list then please inform us. Your little help will help so many needy.

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 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. **This is the basic theory of train which is applied in question to obtain answers here train Methods of example in different form of examples.

In maths exam papers there are two or three question are given from this chapter. This type of problem are given in Quantitative Aptitude which is a very essential paper in banking exam. Under below given some more example for your better practice.

Example #1

A 480 meter long train running at the speed of 54 km/hr. In what time will it pass a bridge of 120 meter long?

- 28 Second
- 40 Second
- 50 Second
- 70 Second

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

Total distance covered = (480 + 120) = 600 meter.

Speed = (54 x 5 / 18) = 15 m/sec

Required time = (600 / 15)sec = 40 sec.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #2

Two trains of 220 meter and 180 meter long are running at the speed of 35 km/hr and 55 km/hr respectively. If they started at the same time and running in the same direction, then in what time the second train would cross the first train?

- 1 Minute 12 Second
- 1 Minute 26 Second
- 1 Minute 38 Second
- 1 Minute 55 Second

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

Time = 400 x 18 / (55 – 35) x 5 = 72 sec.

72 sec = 1 min 12 sec.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #3

In what time will a 350 meter long train running at the speed of 90 km/hr cross a pole?

- 7 Seconds
- 12 Seconds
- 14 Seconds
- 18 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (C)

**How to Solve**

Speed = 90 x 5 / 18 = 25 m/sec.

Time = 350 / 25 = 14 seconds.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #4

Rajdhani Express train is 160 meter long and running at the speed of 72 km/h. It crosses a platform which is 240 meter long. How much time will it take to cross a platform?

- 20 Seconds
- 25 Seconds
- 32 Seconds
- 48 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

At First we add the length of train and platform

160 + 240 = 400 meter

Now convert the speed into m/sec

( 72 x 5 ) / 18

= 20 m/sec.

So, the required time to cross the platform is

Time = Distance / Speed

= 400 / 20

= 20 sec.

**Note:** Here, we add the length of train and platform both because we can’t ignore the length of platform.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #5

A mail train of 250 meters long passes a standing boy in 5 seconds. How long will it take to cross a bridge of 500 meters long?

- 15 m/sec
- 19 m/sec
- 22 m/sec
- 25 m/sec

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

Train length = 250 meters.

Speed of the train is:

( 250 / 5 )

= 50 m/sec.

So, time taken to cross the bridge is:

( 500 + 250 / 50 )

= 750 / 50

= 15 m/sec.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #6

A super fast train of 150 m long is running at the speed 90 km/hr. Find the time taken by it to pass a boy standing near the railway track.

- 4 Seconds
- 6 Seconds
- 8 Seconds
- 10 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

First we convert the speed of km/hr to m/sec by multiplying it with 5 / 18.

So, ( 90 x 5 / 18 )

= 25 m/sec.

So, time taken to cross the standing boy is:

Time = Distance / Speed

= ( 150 / 25 )

= 6 sec.

**Note:** Here width of boy, light lamp, pole, tree, etc are 0 in length.

**Rough Workspace**

Example #7

A local train running at a speed of 54 km/hr. It takes 20 seconds to cross a pole. What time will it take to cross a 300 meter long bridge?

- 25 Seconds
- 32 Seconds
- 36 Seconds
- 40 Seconds

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**Answer:**Option (D)

**How to Solve**

Converting speed to km/hr to m/sec.

54 x 5 / 18

= 15 m/sec.

So, length of the train is:

20 x 15

= 300 meter.

Now, we add length of train and length of bridge, i.e,

300 + 300 = 600 meters.

So, the time will required to cross the bridge is:

Time = Distance / Speed

= 600 / 15

= 40 Seconds.

So, it would cross the bridge in 40 seconds.

**Rough Workspace**

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

- Problem on speed of train
- Problem on running same direction
- Problem on running opposite direction
- Problem on finding length of train or platform
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