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FACING POINT [1 record]

Record 1 1996-09-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Rail Traffic Control
  • Tracks and Roadways (Rail Transport)
  • Rolling and Suspension Components (Railroad)
  • Switchgear (Rail Transport)
CONT

The term "facing switch" is more commonly used than the term "facing point".

OBS

See also the plural form "facing points."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circulation des trains
  • Voies ferrées
  • Roulement et suspension (Chemins de fer)
  • Appareils de voie (Transport par rail)
CONT

Quand un train ou une locomotive est arrêté par un signal fixe réglant le passage sur une aiguille à ressort prise en pointe; [...]

OBS

Voir aussi le collectif «aiguillage pris en pointe».

Spanish

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