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dodi4200
06-22-2005, 12:35 PM
here in egypt in coupled lines the trains runs at the left line like england
but here in the website i can see apix of trains runs in coupled lines at first i saw the train runs in the right line like this one
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=110152
and then i saw the trains runs in the left line like this one
http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=109994
so is this running at left or right track return back to the decision of the control towers or whats happen?
mohamed :D

cmherndon
06-22-2005, 04:01 PM
so is this running at left or right track return back to the decision of the control towers or whats happen?

It's all controlled by the dispatcher. Most of the time, you'll see trains running on the right hand side (the correct one :p ). For left hand running, it just depends on the situation.

Joe
06-22-2005, 06:51 PM
Ex-CNW lines are also left-hand running normally.

In the BNSF photo with Amtrak, there is a third track behind the Amtrak train that is being worked on this week so the train couldn't use that track.