Tc, your solution to the problem is quite ingenious! :thumb: Is this only theory or are you really constructing such a turnout? I had a similar solution with the control rod at the layout edge - almost the same arresting tin plate at the fascia board. Only I soldered a wire around the control rod instead of making a notch into it. Ron BTW: Did you draw this with 3rd PlanIt? Great pics and a very clear tutorial to follow!