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Overhang on turns for monorail - Ben Supnik - 2016-04-11

Hi Y'all,

I built a design that uses the old 4-wide monorail, e.g. this:

(picture of monorail)

From the picture, you can see that as the train goes around a turn, the front of the train extends outside the track.  Once the train straightens, the train fits within the 4-wide track's "airspace".

Does anyone know how far into a straight-away the train has to advance to no longer overhang the outside of the track?  Does the motor have to reach a straight segment to fully 'straighten' the nose?

(I fear that by building adjacent station platforms outside the loop just after a turn, I have built an "impossible" MOC...)