|railway = junction|
|A junction where railways diverge or converge.|
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In the context of rail transport, a "junction" is a place at which two or more railway routes converge or diverge. This implies a physical connection between the tracks of the two railways (assuming they are of the same gauge), provided by points (US: switches) and signalling.