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A junction is any place where two things, especially roads and railway tracks, meet.

Railway junction[change | change source]

An example of a junction at Clapham Junction, Europe's busiest railway station

A railway junction is a place where two railway tracks join. The shape of a junction looks like

  • Y
  • X

Sometimes the trains just cross and keep going straight ahead to their designated waypoint. Sometimes they turn onto the other track to reach said waypoint.