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Noquay - Model Railway Inglenook Layout 4mm (OO)

Glossary of Railway & Model Railway Terms

Y

  • Y-Point - A point that turns off at both sides, but not straight ahead.
  • Yard - A group of tracks where marshalling of vehicles is performed for storage, classification, making and breaking up of trains, etc.; Length of three foot or 36 inches..
  • Yardmaster - A person in charge of a yard operation.
  • Yellow Shunt Signal - A type of shunting signal which applies only to movements in the direction(s) to which the Signal can be cleared, other movements being able to pass the signal without it being cleared. Can be white with a yellow band or black with a yellow band, can also be a ground position light signal using yellow lights.