Some sample USA-style turnout templates in H0. These are generic templates based on typical USA practice and not representative of any specific prototype:
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These are #5 and #8 turnouts, using custom 11ft-0in and 16ft-6in switches (points) respectively.
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-- when printed, or exported as a PDF file, these templates will now show the rail-foot edges for flat-bottom rail.
Using the F5
mouse action the turnouts can be adjusted to any other size. But because the switches are custom sizes they won't change automatically to match the V-crossing (frog) angle. Take care therefore to create only sensible combinations of switch size and V-crossing (frog) angle.
Likewise using the F6
mouse action they can be curved to any radius.
Here's a typical result of doing those things. These are #7 and #9 curved turnouts:
These templates are in H0. To convert them to other gauges, click the gauge > other gauges...
menu item and select the required new setting in the list. Then:
1. for the background templates, click the convert group
2. to change the control template, click the match original
option and then click OK
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