One of the original ideas for the TMS was to take over the Easingwold Light Railway just North of York. Sadly for reason that I am not sure of, that proposal came to nothing. Probably BR or whoever owned the Line wanted more than the TMS could afford.I wish the line was longer, not sure if it would be possible though.
If you look at which way each rail curves on the far side of the bridge (click on the photo to make it bigger, if necessary) you will see that the tracks through the bridge are interlaced and they (rails 1 & 3 . . . and rails 2 & 4) are both standard gauge!What gauge were those rather narrow gauge tracks passing underneath the over bridge in the second photo of Robert Howard's?
Remember well the delays at Como with the gauntlet track on the old bridge... I don't recall any on the tramway system though there was a bit of single track... Still some in use in Lisbon though.in railway terms(43 years a driver)it's called "gauntlet track". Sydney used to have a bit on it's heavy rail system.-old como bridge and the track into/out of darling harbour goods yard-both now gone. It's used when the track clearance is to small for double track, but switchable points are not needed.
There is at least one section of Gauntlet Track on the Croydon System, possibly 2 if memory serves me well. Used to get 2 tracks through tight locations as amply demostrated with the Eblang view.The system in Elblag, Poland (Elbing in East Prussia to 1945) had a short section of gauntlet track still in use back in 2001.
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Not sure if it is still there, as I haven't been back there since, but I'm surprised it remained in use so late, given that the Town was seriously damaged in early 1945, with most of the "Old Town" area (the location of this section of track) totally destroyed.