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>I think Peco make an inspection pit.
They make versions for code 100 and code 75. Pete Harvey has a couple on the layout he has been documenting on his layout thread and his blog. So if you want to see what it looks like installed, follow this link to the layout thread or this link to the blog?. The blog has a photo of the "raw" pit before Pete built up the hardstanding. For the record he is using code 100 (you can deduce this from the three way point. In finescale, the offering is a tandem point or asymmetric three way point if you prefer).

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>what on earth is peco 75 and peco 100 ?????
Aside from Setrack, Peco make two ranges of OO gauge track aimed at the British / European market. The older range uses code 100 nickel silver rail which is 1mm high. This rail height allows virtually any model rail wheel to negotiate point crossings, an invaluable asset if you run old Triang/Hornby or Lima stock from the early '80s or earlier.

The newer "Finescale" range uses code 75 nickel silver rail which is 0.75mm high. There is not enough depth in the point crossings to allow deep wheel flanges to pass, so at best the stock jumps about a bit, at worst it derails. There are a few track configurations available in the Finescale range that are not available in the standard range - namely electrofrog crossings, slips and a tandem point. All of these 'Finescale only' items require external switches to be added to the wiring before they will work correctly. The standard range items including the electrofrog points do not require external switches so long as normal point wiring practices are followed.

I use Peco code 75 track because I want the absolute minimum length of "dead" rail in my point crossings and I am prepared to deal with the additional wiring to get it.

I guess you really didn't want to know all that, but you did ask...


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