rasputnica

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.
DraganSJ
Local time: 01:24


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4 +1railway / railroad junction
donato86
3turnout point
saniSA


  

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turnout point


Explanation:
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.



saniSA
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2575 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
railway / railroad junction


Explanation:
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.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railroad_switch
    https://www.google.rs/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/uk/2004/jul/06/transport.world1
donato86
Local time: 01:24
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
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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