NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY DESIGN GUIDELINES. SIGNALS AND COMMUNICATION

The main purpose of signaling is to provide safety and headway for rapid transit operations. This is accomplished by installing and interconnecting thousands of components of signal equipment into a coordinated system that, in all phases, stresses safety. There are three (3) main classifications of signals: automatic signals, approach signals and home signals. The purpose of the manual is to assist in standardizing the procedures involved in furnishing and installing of equipment to establish a signal system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Tri-State Regional Planning Commission, New York. Paper copy also available in set of 12 reports as PB-251 641-SET, PC$70.00.
  • Corporate Authors:

    New York City Transit Authority

    370 Jay Street
    Brooklyn, NY  United States  11201

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    Office of Research, Development and Demonstration
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Tri-State Transportation Commission

    100 Church Street
    New York, NY  United States  10007
  • Publication Date: 1975-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 245 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00133290
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Tech. Rpt., UMTA-IT-09-0014-75-5
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 23 1982 12:00AM