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Cadeby to the Rescue

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The proposed used of a Y point for the 3rd road didn’t work out as was hoped  due to the huge length of said point – this only became apparent once extracted from the storage pile.

The point in question can be seen in the first photo supporting a well-known Bagnall steam loco – note the very long check rail – used to combat the outrageous curvature on the railway at Cadeby.

Perhaps thankfully, the point is not now to be used for passenger trains, and can bask in a gentle semi-retirement at Apedale.

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