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dave55uk
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2004 5:14 am    Post subject: Swing Nose Reply with quote

(refer to FROG and illustration thereof)

Swing nose is the FROG part of the point/switch/turnout which moves according to which way the point/switch/turnout are set to form a continuous rail - whereas in a non-swing type of point/switch/turnout there are gaps.
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Statkowski
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2004 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

In the United States this would be referred to as a Movable Point Frog.
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