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What is the meaning of Loop Line?

Is there a loop line from Tidmouth to Elsbridge?

  • Big Adventures! There is a loop line that goes from Tidmouth through Elsbridge to just east of Crosby. Gordon was once switched here by mistake and had to go all around and back to the big station. Sometimes, engines who come from here were delayed at Elsbridge for connecting with Thomas.

What is a balloon loop on a train?

  • A configuration, sometimes known as a balloon loop or horseshoe curve where trains entering it turn through a half circle and return to the start of the loop facing in the opposite direction from which they came, such as the Sutton Loop.

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