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Railroad turnouts (Pmudkx)

Definition
Sidings: Short stretches of railroad track used to store rolling stock or to enable trains on the same line to pass. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Track components (Pmudk)
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Railroad ties (Pmudku)
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