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Re: glossary

Postby dbperry » Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:09 am

I keep updating the glossary. It's getting kind of ridiculous, but I keep thinking of more to add.

Can someone take a look at my list of South Side dispatchers under the "Dispatcher" entry? Not sure I have it correct.

If someone wants to list the North Side dispatchers, I'll add them also.
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Re: glossary

Postby GP40MC1118 » Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:45 pm

Northside Dispatchers:

Terminal - Boston to Swift (inclusive) on FRML
Boston to Fells (inclusive) on WRML* (See Valley TD)
Boston to Reading Jct (inclusive) on ERML* (See Valley TD)
Boston to Somerville Jct (exclusive) on NHRML
Grand Jct Running Track

Valley - Tower A (exclusive) to CPW-WJ (exclusive)
*(Staffed Monday-Friday 7AM-11PM, territory reverts to Terminal and Boston East)

Boston East - Reading Jct (exclusive) to Newburyport
Gloucester Branch
Fells (exclusive) to CPW-WJ (Weekends and 11PM-7AM daily)

Boston West - Somerville Jct (inclusive) to CPF-BY (exclusive)
Wildcat Branch
Fitchburg Route (Weekends and 11PM-7AM daily)

Fitchburg TD - Swift (exclusive) to CPF-WL (exclusive)
(Staffed Monday-Friday 7AM-11PM, territory reverts to Boston West)

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Re: glossary

Postby blackcap » Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:52 pm

If my memory is accurate, CPf-WJ (inclusive)-Haverhill, CPF-WL (inclusive)-Fitchburg and CPF-BY (inclusive)-Lowell is dispatched by Pan Am Railways, as all or most of these segments are also part of PAR's Freight Main.
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Re: glossary

Postby GP40MC1118 » Mon Nov 16, 2015 3:57 pm

Right - Only showing MBTA service areas.

PAR District #2
New Hampshire Route Mainline - CPF-BY
CPW-WJ (inclusive) to CPF-273 (Plaistow)/State line
Danvers Industrial Track
Medford Industrial Track

PAR District #3
CPF-WL (inclusive) to Water St/Fitchburg (soon to be extended west to Wachusett)

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Re: glossary

Postby dbperry » Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:23 pm

OK, I added North Side. Please proofread to see if I got it right.

Any comments on South Side dispatch desks?

http://dbperry.weebly.com/blog/glossary
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Re: glossary

Postby dbperry » Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:10 pm

JWilson wrote:You also need : Rule 241 Permission to Pass Stop Signal. Frequently used for track car moves but also used to allow regular trains into an out of service track.
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At first I was hesitant to add this one, since I didn't want to turn the glossary into a NORAC rule book. But after this morning's debacle on the Framingham Worcester with CP 4 needing rule 241 for all trains, I'm glad I had it in the glossary so I could use it in my explanations - and just refer people to the glossary!
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Re: glossary

Postby dbperry » Sat Jul 09, 2016 11:35 pm

I have changed the web address for my blog and hence my glossary. New address:

http://FramWorMBTA.weebly.com/glossary for the glossary

and just

http://FramWorMBTA.weebly.com for the blog.

I also changed my twitter 'handle' to match:

https://twitter.com/FramWorMBTA
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