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Testun Gwreiddiol (Anodiad: EPW033731 / 550027)

' A fine very example of the no-facing point formation, that for many years characterised the entrance to sidings and goods yards on Britain's railways. All train movements on the mainline ran 'through' the points, a reflection of early safety regulations as a result of derailments on 'facing' points. This regulation caused a certain inflexibility with operating yards as they could only be entered by a train being pushed in. A little piece of operating rule that was not found on railways across Europe and north America, where it was much more common to have loops so trains could run straight into sidings, the facing points having suitable locks fitted for safety. '