The wheel bevels are specifically designed so that when the train goes around a corner it stays on the tracks. The wheels that have to travel a greater distance have a greater diameter, and everything stays aligned. The end result is a train that stays on the tracks.
Can trains stop on tracks?
Freight and Commuter TrainsDon't stop on the tracks. Make sure you have room to get across. Once you enter the crossing, keep moving.
Do trains drive themselves?
Today, there is a higher degree of automation than ever on heavy, inter-city and high speed train services. However, just as with aircraft, there is still always a driver or engineer on board, with various levels of control, as well as overall management of the train, rather like a ship's captain.