SPECS FOR NO. 8 TURNOUT
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Tie numbers in the chart below start on the right side of
the picture, that is, the tie on the far right side is tie
number 1.
Tie
Number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Tie
Length
13.5
13.5
13.5
24
24
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
18
18
18
18
18
20
20
20
20
22
22
22
22
24
24
26
26
Gauge of
Outside
Rails
7  9/16
7  9/16
7  9/16


7  7/8

8  1/4

8  11/16

9  1/4

9  15/16

10  5/8

11  7/16

12  1/4

13  1/4

14  1/4

15  1/4

16  1/4

17  1/4
Construction
Notes
Straight rail ends at middle of #1 tie. Curved rail extends 12
inches.


Point ends at mid tie.  Bend in curved rail 3/4 inch from point.
Rail secured with drywall screw through hole in base of rail.
Drywall screw as above.
Drywall screw as above.
Drywall screw as above.
Drywall screw as above.
Pivot for point rails.  Point rails are 24 inches in length.














Bend in wing rails at center of #25 tie.
Frog point near center of #26 tie.



Straight rail extends 4 inches past center of #30 tie.
Point-to-frog distance = 7 ft 4
in.