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FACING POINT DIRECTION MOVEMENT [1 record]

Record 1 2011-12-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Rail Traffic Control
  • Rail Transport Operations
DEF

The movement of a train over the points of a switch which face in a direction opposite to that in which the train is moving.

OBS

facing point movement; facing point direction movement: terms officially approved by CP Rail.

Key term(s)
  • facing-point movement

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circulation des trains
  • Exploitation (Transport par rail)
DEF

[...] fait de franchir un aiguillage par la pointe.

OBS

mouvement de prise en pointe; prise en pointe; prise en pointe d'un aiguillage : termes uniformisés par CP Rail.

Spanish

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