XtrkCAD and crossovers

Discussion in 'Track Planning' started by iis612, Feb 3, 2007.

  1. iis612

    iis612 Member

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    I am currently working with Xtrk, and I am having some success, but I need help.
    I recently switched to Windows Vista, and it disabled the help section for Xtrk.:curse:
    How do I add crossovers on a double main line?
    I have tried using a turnout and modifying it, but it won't join the running end of the second line with the back of the turnout section.
  2. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    if you actually have some cross overs or go to your LHS and get all the measurements of the crossover you want ,then go back to xtrk and click 'turnouts' and click on new then go to crossovers,there you can put those measurements to make a cross over.it took me awhile also to figure this out that for some reason xtrk didnt have atlas C83 or crossovers,which is a real pain since my layout has alot of them.anyway hope this helps.
  3. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

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    IIs, if you layed out your track seperation using paralell, there should be no problem making a crossover with # 4 or 6 mark three switches. Snap switches won't work

    Loren
  4. BigJim

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    Try connecting two turnouts at the diverging leg then extending the passing legs to get the parallel separation distance for your main lines.
  5. iis612

    iis612 Member

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    I ended up joining 2 switches. Thanks for the input.
    I am going to add my crossover sections as per Grewsome's advice and redo it.
  6. iis612

    iis612 Member

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    errr....:oops: As per Big Steel's advice
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    Nomad Active Member

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    Hey iss, don't matter, as long as you got it working:thumb: .

    Loren