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Statkowski
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 12:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A.A.R. definition - A track auxiliary to the main track for meeting or passing trains.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 8:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Confused What is AAR please?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A.A.R. - Association of American Railroads. A non-government trade group that established Recommended Standards and Practices.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2004 6:36 am    Post subject: Siding Reply with quote

In GB a siding is a dead end storage road.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:29 pm    Post subject: siding Reply with quote

As many other things, note difference between UK and American usage. UK and Oz usage, a siding is for storage of wagons only, a mainline used for crossing of trains is a loop, whereas US usage is siding
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