HANDBOOK FOR SIGNALLING ON SOVIET RAILROADS

INSTRUKTSIIA PO SIGNALIZATSII NA ZHELEZNYKH DOROGAKH SOIUZA SSR

This signaling handbook contains information on the following topics: (1) Signals: visual and auditory; (2) Permanent signals: traffic lights, invitational lights, exit and entry lights, itinerary lights, passage lights, precautionary and repetitive lights, locomotive lights, semaphores with petards, enclosure of non-accurate semaphore and traffic lights, permanent discs for lowering speed, designation of non-functioning signals; (3) Transportable signals, guarding of places of obstruction for train traffic and places of work production on the railroad runs, enclosure of difficult places for train traffic and work production spots at the stations, limitation of rolling stock on the station tracks; (5) Signal indicators and signs; (6) Itinerary indicators, arrow indicators, indicators of track obstruction, of hydraulic columns, "Lower current collector" indicators, permanent signal signs, temporary signal signs; (6) Signals employed during switching operation, switching traffic lights, hand and audio signals for switching; (7) Train signals during train traffic, snow-cleaner traffic, signals on locomotives during switching transfers, signals during traffic of detachable railway motor cars, repair garrets, track trolleys, and other such rolling units; (8) Auditory signals; finally; (9) Alarm signals and special indicators.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Abstract only is available in English, original untranslated as of November 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    USSR Ministry of Railways

    Novo-Basmannaya, Ulitsa 2
    Moscow,   USSR 
  • Publication Date: 1972

Language

  • Russian

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 183 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00130238
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1977 12:00AM