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Crossing loop
also called "crossing loop" and has 3 more synonyms

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  1. a place on a single line railway/tramway where trains/trams in opposing directions can pass each other. Trains/trams in the same direction can also overtake, providing that the signalling arrangement allows it

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  2. and passing loop are sometimes called loops

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  3. usually double ended and connected to the main track at both ends of the station, though a dead end siding, which is much less convenient, can be used

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  4. A similar arrangement is used on the gauntlet track of cable railways and funiculars

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  5. Ideally, the loop should be longer than all trains needing to cross at that station

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