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Stony Point Passing Loop
A passing loop at Stony Point railway station in Australia

A passing loop (also called a "passing siding", "crossing loop", "crossing place" or, colloquially, "a hole") is a place on a single line railway/tramway, often located at a station, where trains/trams in opposing directions can pass each other.

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