Some articles on cab signal, signals, cab, signal, cab signals:
... the recipient of a variation of the PRR's cab signal system in 1940, which eliminated the wayside signals between interlockings from Conpitt Junction to Kiski Junction ... Kiski to Pittsburgh also uses bidirectional signaling, however this section uses wayside signals but is NOT cab-signal energized ...
... The most basic type of cab signal system is one that relies on mechanical contact between wayside equipment and the train ... If a stop signal is displayed, a trip-arm located next to the running rails becomes "raised." On the bogies/trucks of the underground/subway cars, there is an emergency brake valve ... If a train overruns a stop signal, the raised arm would strike the emergency brake valve, causing the train's compressed air line to depressurize or be "dumped." The ...
... of BCMs, the WCM examines the indication RF signal strength of each BCM that heard the locomotive to determine what the strongest talk path back to the locomotive is ... As a locomotive moves from region to region, the radio signal strengths recorded by BCMs which get conveyed to the WCMs change ... Finally, the cab signals are considered a completely independent system that transmits a continuous stream of codes through the rails instead of via wireless ...
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