Basic Training, Episode 1 – Rail JoinersBy | March 19, 2013
Members enjoy 15% off any purchase in our store. Join Today!
Great Model Railroads 30-Year DVD-ROM
Enjoy 283 full-length articles, each with large, detailed track plans.
The Model Railroader’s Guide to Bridges & Trestles
Understanding how real railroads use bridges is important to realistically modeling them.
2 thoughts on “Basic Training, Episode 1 – Rail Joiners”
when using plastic joiners they need to be placed where you have a block or where spurs and sidings end plastic joiners should be placed on the frog side of a turnout and before structures like signals and spur bumpers.
rail joints are the bread and butter of track. one problem with these joints when you install them the rail can go over joint and the rails won't be line up (David calls this high riding) if this happens not only will the trains derail you can have shorts and the train win't run.