02:01 Dec 30, 2010
Serbo-Croat to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
Serbo-Croat term or phrase: rasputnica
Rasputnica je mesto na pruzi na kome se sa otvorene pruge odvaja druga pruga.
Local time: 01:24

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4 +1railway / railroad junction
3turnout point



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turnout point

railroad switch, turnout or [set of] points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another at a railway junction.

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railway / railroad junction

Termin switch ili points oznacava skretnicu pomocu koje se formira rasputnica u zeleznici (pandan raskrsnice u drumskom saobracaju), a rasputnica se oznacava terminom (railway / railroad) junction. Junction je opsti termin koji obuhvata i raskrsnicu i rasputnicu na engleskom, pa se po potrebi predmece rec road za raskrsnicu ili railway / railroad za rasputnicu.

Example sentence(s):
  • The workers are repairing a set of points at the junction 12 where the line to Newcastle branches off.
  • When a car reaches a junction, it turns, but for a train to turn at a junction, you need a switch.

Local time: 01:24
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian

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agree  Mira Stepanovic: https://egtre.info/wiki/Serbia_-_General_Information ... and actually runs from Rasputnica [= junction] Donja Borina, just south of Brasina...
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