manually operated switch
Device operated by hand for opening and closing a pair of movable track rails (switch points) to guide a train from one track to another.
Movable rail that is machine-tapered at the end and connected to a parallel and similarly machined switch point.
Type of seat on which the switch points slide.
Metal part connected to the switch stand that opens and closes the switch points.
Manually operated lever that opens and closes the switch.
Metal part opposite the frog and inside the running rail that keeps the train on the tracks as the wheels pass over the frog.
Device with an arm that is controlled by the switch stand; it is raised or lowered to indicate whether the switch is open or closed.
Casting that makes it possible for wheels to roll smoothly over the point where two rails cross.
Two fixed rails located between a switch point and a frog.