home signal


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home signal

[′hōm ¦sig·nəl]
(civil engineering)
A signal at the beginning of a block of railroad track that indicates whether the block is clear.
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12303 (Howrah to New Delhi) Poorva Express derailed near Rooma station near home signal at around 1 am.
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"While the train coming from Jakhapura side had come and become stationary on the main line, the central line, the one that came from Keonjhar side, it was carrying iron ore, and it appears that for some reason, it overshot the home signal and hence this accident took place," he added.