Click Here For HelpTransAlert.com

TransAlert.com Bookstore: Rail: Signal & Communications

Introduction to North American Railway Signaling
Introduction to North American Railway Signaling Our Price: $52.95
ADD TO CART

Publication Info: 224 pages (2008)
Simmons-Boardman Books, Inc.; Dimensions (in inches): 8.25 x 10.75

Description: Introduction to North American Railway Signaling covers the basics of signaling philosophy and techniques. This is the book to reach for if you need information pertaining to signaling systems used in the various rail transportation modes in North America: freight, main-line passenger service, commuter, light-rail, and heavy rail transit. It presents the underlying principles behind modern day signaling practices for the many systems integrated together to keep railroads running safely and efficiently.

Additional Information: This book details fundamental concepts necessary in the design of railway signaling systems and presents the appropriate equipment used throughout North America to make these systems work. Where pertinent, mode-specific effects on basic signaling principles and techniques are described.
Introduction to North American Railway Signaling is ideal for signal designers and engineers; locomotive engineers; signal managers; operating supervisors and managers; or anyone wishing to learn more about the application of various signaling systems employed in today's railroads.

Contents Include:
- Railway Signaling
- The Elements of a Signal System
- Track Work
- Switches
- Wayside Signals
- Relays and Relay Logic
- Train Detection
- Block Signaling Interlocking
- Remote Control and Control Centers
- Cab Signals and Automatic Train Control
- Grade Crossings
- Defect Detectors
- Lightning and Surge Protection

Important pricing information: For IRSE member price information please call 800-228-9670.



   May we also suggest the following related items:



Search

Looking for a particular book?
More search options

Click here to go back a page...

Products | Search | Shopping Cart | Alert Club | FAQ
Request A Catalog | About Us | Contact Us | Help | Home

Visit other Simmons-Boardman Web Sites
Railway Age | Railway Track & Structures Magazine
International Railway Journal | Marine Log Magazine
Bar Business Magazine | Sign Builder Illustrated | Davison Publishing |

Copyright 2014 Simmons-Boardman Books, Inc.
All Rights Reserved

View Cart Home