Rail Signs

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by mcbane666, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. mcbane666

    mcbane666 Member

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    Where can I find all the meanings of the signs use along a rail road.

    Like "W" I see this one and Have no idea what it means.
  2. ozzman

    ozzman New Member

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    Iif you're talking about the North American environment then I think it's a whistle sign - ie it's a direction to the engineer to blow the whistle. However if you're talking about Germany it means "Wait".
  3. mcbane666

    mcbane666 Member

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    Ya I'm talking North american, I want to know where on the web I can find the meanings
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    a small white sign with a slash through it meens there is a driveway or crossing coming up so the flanger slearing snow wont tear it up
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    railohio Active Member

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    Different railroads have different systems. Your best bet would be to acquire rule books for various railroads you are interested in learning about. (Spending money for information?! Unheard of!)

    ~BS
  6. mcbane666

    mcbane666 Member

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    sign1 ya I know

    I'm just looking for the basics.