Mode railway frogs: what is it

What is a frog in model railways? Here’s the answer you’re looking for.

  • A frog in model railways is part of a point/turnout (a section of track that moves trains from one track path to another) where the rails meet.

The photo below shows the parts of a railway turnout/point including the frog.

anatomy of an electrofrog point

For more definitions of common model railway terms, see my model railway jargon guide.

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