OpenRail Designer CONNECT Edition

Create Cant

You can access this dialog from the following:

  • Ribbon: OpenRail Modeling > Rail > Cant.

Calculates Cant (Rail Superelevation) based on the horizontal alignment. Before using this tool, create a speed table for the relevant geometry.

Calculation uses the following formula.


Cant: Calculated cant value

Constant: Equilibrium or Applied constant

V: Speed

R: Curve radius