Twentieth Century Manual of Railway and Commercial Telegraphy

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Rand, McNally, 1902 - Railroads - 239 pages

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Page 73 - To enter or remain in the service is an assurance of willingness to obey the rules.
Page 87 - SUPERIOR TRAIN. — A train having precedence over other trains. A train may be made superior to another train by RIGHT, CLASS, or DIRECTION. RIGHT is conferred by train order; CLASS and DIRECTION by timetable. RIGHT is superior to CLASS or DIRECTION. DIRECTION is superior as between trains of the same class.
Page 122 - Those to whom the order is addressed, except enginemen, must then sign it, and the operator will send their signatures preceded by the number of the order to the . The response "complete," and the time, with the initials of the , will then be given by the train dispatcher.
Page 111 - Red signifies danger and is a signal to stop. Green signifies caution and is a signal to go slowly. White signifies safety and is a signal to go on.
Page 88 - YARD. — A system of tracks within defined limits provided for the making up of trains, storing of cars and other purposes, over which movements not authorized by Time-table, or by train order, may be made, subject to prescribed signals and regulations.
Page 76 - Train orders must be addressed to those who are to execute them, naming the place at which each is to receive his copy. Those for a train must be addressed to the conductor and engineman, and also to any one who acts as its pilot. A copy for each person addressed must be supplied by the operator.
Page 87 - SECTION. — One of two or more trains running on the same schedule displaying signals or for which signals are displayed. EXTRA TRAIN. — A train not represented on the time table.
Page 123 - complete" has been given, the order must be treated as a holding order for the train addressed, but must not be otherwise acted on until "complete
Page 87 - It may be designated as — Extra — for any extra train, except work extra; Work extra — for work train extra. SUPERIOR TRAIN. — A train having precedence over other trains.
Page 231 - Each month's messages will be retained for a period of six months, at the end of which time, unless otherwise ordered, they will be sent to the superintendent with the monthly reports.

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