NUMBER 6 TURNOUT
CONSTRUCTION SPECS
5/25/2010
Ties are cut from 2x6 treated lumber, rip cut once to make 1.5 x 2.5 inch pieces, mounted
upright.
Following data is for building a No. 6 turnout with rails 10 feet long, ties spaced every 4 inches.
Measurements start at the point end of the turnout, with tie centerlines at 4 inches each.
Tie
No.
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
Length(in)
13.5
13.5
13.5
24
24
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
18
18
18
18
18
20
20
20
20
22
22
22
24
24
24
26
26
Gauge
between
stock rails
7  9/16
7  9/16
7  9/16

7  7/8

8  1/4

8  7/16
8  11/16
8  13/16
9  1/4
9  1/2
9  7/8
10  1/4

11  1/16

12

13  3/16

14  7/16
Notes



Points are on tie #4





Points pivot on tie #10












Frog joint is on tie #23

Frog point is 8 ft 2 in from
end
Other frog joint is on tie #26