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FACING POINT DIRECTION [1 record]

Record 1 1996-09-05

English

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

When a train or engine is stopped by a fixed signal governing movement over a spring switch in the facing point direction.

French

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

Spanish

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