Calling all you observant drivers, I have a strange request.
On timbers that are not tangential to the track, e.g. on diamonds and slips etc, is it the norm for the conductor rail support bases to be oriented 'square' to the rail, as on the left, or oriented to align with the timber axis, as on the right:
Thanks in advance Jim, and to Q8. I should add that the information I am seeking is in respect of wooden sleepers - the concrete ones are pre-holed at their casting stage, and all will have their holes aligned 'square' to the sleeper axes.
I suspect Q8 is correct about a mixture of angles on wooden timbers, but it would be nice to know whether LT or its predecessors had a default standard. Any distinction will I think be evident only on acute diamonds and slips.
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