The outbound track from Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester looking towards the delta junction. Surely the short sharp left-hand curve just before the points could have been extended towards the camera to create a more natural path? Every tram, however, must follow this contorted wheel-path causing the wheel flanges, even at low speeds, to steadily gouge out a potential climbing point for themselves as shown in the inset. Has traction pole location dictated the track geometry here?
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