DaveBarraza wrote:Turnout Length depends on sharpness. Say, 150-200 feet on average from the point-of-switch to the point where the divergent track becomes tangent again.What would be the shortest distance possible with imaging an Island platform width between the tracks (so right before the stop)?
DaveBarraza wrote:On the IRT the frog numbers generally went down as low as #5, but this requires 10mph operation.I feel so ignorant. What do you mean by frog numbers? #8s?
IND installed #8's and longer.