Semaphores

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ExCon90
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Semaphores

Post by ExCon90 » Mon Aug 10, 2015 3:56 pm

Trains Newswire reports that the following semaphores were removed in late July:
WES Watrous, MP 751.1
EES Watrous, MP 750
2 intermediates at MP 748
2 int. at MP 746.3
2 int. at MP 744.3

Backshophoss
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Re: Semaphores

Post by Backshophoss » Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:03 pm

The remaining Semaphores(aka "Blades") are replaced on a "time avaible" basis with color/light signals,
unless the internal mech fails,forcing the swap out.
This section of the Raton Sub is Track Warrant territory with ABS signals(DS-18,Ft Worth Tx)
The Land of Enchantment is not Flyover country!

theseaandalifesaver
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Re: Semaphores

Post by theseaandalifesaver » Sun Aug 23, 2015 4:36 pm

Where else are sephamores still used?

Backshophoss
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Re: Semaphores

Post by Backshophoss » Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:52 pm

Believe CORP in southwestern Or still uses "blades",also MRL in Id and western Mt(their 4th Sub)
The Land of Enchantment is not Flyover country!

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