Tettenhall station

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Re: Tettenhall station

Postby Mountain » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:02 am

bob hughes60 wrote: This leaves us with a mystery; the short spur at end of siding too short for a headshunt? is it a catch point?


More likely a short length ot track used in a similar way. Trap point. I believe the idea is for any breakaway wagons would end up crashing here rather then going straight down the mainline into an oncoming train. A saftey feature in the trackplan.


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