railOscope by trafIT solutions

Topology Definitions

Nomenclature of Topology Elements in railOscope.


  • ...also called "Topo"
  • A topo with 2 edgePoints is a connection.
  • A topo with 3 edgePoints is a switch.
  • A topo with 4 or more edgePoints is a crossing.


  • ...is a generic term for all elements, that lie on a track.
  • Examples: signals, gradients, trainDetectors, ...