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H. Smith - Interactive Presentation

  1. 1. RailroadSignalsHeidi Smith Energy-Saving TemplateEDTECH 541-4172 for PowerPoint 2007RailroadSignals http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sunset_with_railroad_signal.jpg
  2. 2. Why are signals important? http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abandoned_Railroad_Signal.jpg
  3. 3. To avoid this… http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Train_Wreck_1922.jpg
  4. 4. There are many different types of signals. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amtk_Keystone_Corr_signals_01.jpg
  5. 5. These are some of the most commonly known signals…
  6. 6. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CSX_River_Sub_Kingston_CP_90.jpg Stop
  7. 7. Slow down, approaching red signal. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NS_Buffalo-Line-Signal-304-3042-APPROACH.jpg
  8. 8. Proceedhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kilometrovn%C3%ADk_na_mostu_u_Luhu.jpg
  9. 9. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crossing_signal_Waterloo.jpgCrossing Signal
  10. 10. Where did railroad signals come from?
  11. 11. Federal Railroad Administrationhttp://www.fra.dot.gov/index.shtml
  12. 12. The FRA is also responsible for enforcing railroad safety regulations. http://www.flickr.com/photos/darylfletcher/4875498922/lightbox/
  13. 13. Here is an example of a lunar aspect signal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRoizxbYRl0
  14. 14. This link contains a short practice test for railroad signals.
  15. 15. A signal aspect is the way a signal looks.
  16. 16. It could be flashing like this overhead crossing signal. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KM_3981_overhead_railroad_crossing_signal.jpg
  17. 17. A signal name is what the signal is called.
  18. 18. A fully green signal is called an Approach signal. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amtk_Keystone_PCL_signal.jpg
  19. 19. A signal indication is what the signal indicates us to do.
  20. 20. The indication of this green signal is to go ahead or proceed. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nec-nb-pjc.jpg
  21. 21. Here is some information on Railroad rules, signaling, and operations.
  22. 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. 23. This website contains examples ofquestions that are on the locomotive engineer exam.
  24. 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. 25. But with practice and studying, the signals will become second nature. http://www.flickr.com/photos/redarrow101/5200218176/
  26. 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

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