Technical Reports

Evaluation of Signal/Control System Equipment and Technology: Task 3 - Standardization, Signal Types, Titles

  • 01
  • Dec
  • 1979
AUTHOR: S. F. Taylor, J. F. Marshall, C. M. Schultz, R. B. Whalen
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA/ORD—78/39.3
SUBJECT: Signal and Train Control
KEYWORDS: Track Circuits, Cab Signaling, Traffic Control Systems
ABSTRACT: 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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