cab signal

cab signal

[′kab ‚sig·nəl]
(engineering)
A signal in a locomotive that informs the engine operator about conditions affecting train movement.
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The upgrade would also pay for new cab signal controls, cutting significant time off the current 1-1/2 hour ride from Fitchburg to Boston.
Dammond shortly thereafter relocated to Detroit, Michigan, and located employment as an assistant bridge engineer at the Michigan central Railroad where he invented "an electric cab signal, an improvement over, and destined to supplant, the block signal.
s Cab Signal Master, a microprocessor-based tester used to test cab signal equipment in railroad locomotives and cars.
Designed to monitor train speeds and to initiate a positive train stop in advance of a stop signal, the ASES system combines the US&S MICROCAB(R) continuous cab signaling and control system with the US&S transponder-based ICS(TM) intermittent cab signal system.
The cars are being fitted with an upgraded propulsion system and an advanced cab signal system.
Designed to regulate train speeds and to initiate positive train stopping if a train should run through a stop signal, the ASES system combines the US&S MICROCAB(R) continuous cab signaling and control system with the US&S ICS(TM) intermittent cab signal system.
The intermittent cab signal portion of the ASES system brings a train to a gradual stop if it should run through a red stop signal, even if the train is traveling at less than 20 m.
Harmon will equip the entire line with a cab signal control system, including three new railroad track intersecting control devices (interlockings) with interfaces to six other CTA lines.
As part of the work, Harmon will equip the entire line with a cab signal control system, including three new interlockings with interfaces to six other CTA lines.
US&S PTY") won various contracts from its traditional customers, including Queensland Rail and Hamersley Iron, which contracted for provision of a cab signal system.
Its cab signal systems are in use on freight railroads and transit systems in the U.
Union Switch will provide additional sets of its MicroCab(R) Cab Signal System under an $8.