EVALUATION OF SIGNAL/CONTROL SYSTEM EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY. TASK 3: STANDARDIZATION, SIGNAL TYPES, TITLES

This report analyzes and summarizes current signal types and associated aspects, titles and indications employed by U.S. Railroads over which Amtrak operates as well as by several foreign railroads. A review of the historical development of signal technology is presented. The report concludes with recommended standards for signal types, aspects, titles and indications.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Dyer (Thomas K.), Inc., Lexington, MA., and Kentron International, Inc., Dallas, TX. See also Task 2, PB-299 891.
  • Corporate Authors:

    STV, Incorporated

    Griffith Towers
    Pottstown, PA  United States  19464

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Taylor, S F
    • Marshall, J F
    • Schultz, C M
    • Whalen, R B
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

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  • Pagination: 358 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00313147
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-78/39.3 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-773-4236
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 7 1980 12:00AM