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Twentieth Century Manual of Railway and Commercial Telegraphy
Frederick Louis Meyer
No preview available - 2017
Abbreviations addressed ahead base on balls battery block is clear block signal block station block system caution card Cedar Rapids Chgo Chicago circuit connected copper copy dashes delivered delivery destination displayed Dspr electromotive force engine entered errors Example extra words Feby Flag freight given Jones LESSON letters lever loads Locomotive running forward Markers Moines Iowa Feb night notify office call operator receiving Operator's Signal opposing train Oskaloosa Ottumwa paid plug proper railroad messages receiving operator relay repeat right of track Rule Running Extra schedule sender sending office sending operator sent service message sheet side signalman signature signifies Sioux City sounder stamped BLOCK stop superior right tariff telegraph terminal stations time-table train dispatcher train of superior train order transmission transmitted tricity West Liberty wire zinc
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.