Column II (contd.)
B. Diverts flanges of facing movement trains to turnout.
C. Separates switch rail from stock rail.
D. Connects switch rail and frog.
E. Protects frog point from being struck by flanges.
F. Provides opening opposing rails for flanges to pass through.
G. Provides bearing surface for switch point.
14. The names of the parts of a turnout are given in column II. Match those lettered terms to the
numbered parts of the turnout shown in the diagram in column I. (Choices in column II may
be used once, more than once, or not at all.)
A. Straight stock rail.
D. Curved closure rail.
E. Bent stock rail.
C. Guard rail.
F. Straight closure rail.
G. Switch point.
*1 point for each choice.