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  • 1. RailroadSignalsHeidi Smith Energy-Saving TemplateEDTECH 541-4172 for PowerPoint 2007RailroadSignals http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sunset_with_railroad_signal.jpg
  • 2. Why are signals important? http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abandoned_Railroad_Signal.jpg
  • 3. To avoid this… http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Train_Wreck_1922.jpg
  • 4. There are many different types of signals. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amtk_Keystone_Corr_signals_01.jpg
  • 5. These are some of the most commonly known signals…
  • 6. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CSX_River_Sub_Kingston_CP_90.jpg Stop
  • 7. Slow down, approaching red signal. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NS_Buffalo-Line-Signal-304-3042-APPROACH.jpg
  • 8. Proceedhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kilometrovn%C3%ADk_na_mostu_u_Luhu.jpg
  • 9. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crossing_signal_Waterloo.jpgCrossing Signal
  • 10. Where did railroad signals come from?
  • 11. Federal Railroad Administrationhttp://www.fra.dot.gov/index.shtml
  • 12. The FRA is also responsible for enforcing railroad safety regulations. http://www.flickr.com/photos/darylfletcher/4875498922/lightbox/
  • 13. Here is an example of a lunar aspect signal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRoizxbYRl0
  • 14. This link contains a short practice test for railroad signals.
  • 15. A signal aspect is the way a signal looks.
  • 16. It could be flashing like this overhead crossing signal. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KM_3981_overhead_railroad_crossing_signal.jpg
  • 17. A signal name is what the signal is called.
  • 18. A fully green signal is called an Approach signal. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amtk_Keystone_PCL_signal.jpg
  • 19. A signal indication is what the signal indicates us to do.
  • 20. The indication of this green signal is to go ahead or proceed. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nec-nb-pjc.jpg
  • 21. Here is some information on Railroad rules, signaling, and operations.
  • 22. Printable study note cards for BNSF’s general code ofoperating rules (GCOR) along with information on signals. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BNSF_1287.jpg
  • 23. This website contains examples ofquestions that are on the locomotive engineer exam.
  • 24. The engineer signal exam is a major part of the final comprehensive engineer exam. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rileyroxx/162970439/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 25. But with practice and studying, the signals will become second nature. http://www.flickr.com/photos/redarrow101/5200218176/
  • 26. Resources• Federal Railroad Administration. Retrieved September, 28, 2012. From http ://www.fra.dot.gov/• BNSF GCOR for final. Retrieved September, 28, 2012. From http://quizlet.com/9904379/bnsf-gcor-for-final-flash-cards/• Reading comprehension test for train crews. Retrieved September, 28, 2012. From http://www.unionpacific.jobs/careers/explore/train/reading_sample.shtml• Railroad signals of the US. Retrieved September 28, 2012. From http://www.railroadsignals.us/basics/basics4.htm• Examination for Locomotive Engineers. Retrieved September 28, 2012. From http://www.catskillarchive.com/rrextra/CHAPT27.Html