California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. This publication sets standards for traffic control devices (signs, markings, signals, etc.) in the State of California
Federal legislation that requires each state with areas that have not met Federal air quilty standards to prepare a State Implementation Plan (SIP). The sweeping 1990 amendments to the CAA established new air quality requirements for the development of metropolitan…
Operating compartment of a rail vehicle from which control of the vehicle is achieved.
1. A rail car with a driving cab. 2. A passenger-carrying car used in push-pull service and fitted with a cab at one end, to be used to operate the train when the locomotive is pushing. See also Car, Commuter…
Locomotive(s) running with only a caboose.
An alerting device, located in a transit vehicle cab equipped with cab signals, designed to sound when cab signal changes and continues to sound until acknowledged.
A card, when properly completed, authorizes the individual whose name appears on the card to be in the operating cab with the train operator. The Central Control Facility (CCF) shall be properly notified.
The Automatic Train Protection (ATP) speed limit as transmitted to the train by wayside equipment. Also see Operating Modes (Light Rail).
An indication in the train operator’s cab which conveys the automatic cab signal aspects and indicates the prevailing speed command.
A form of manual train control wherein the operator controls the speed of the vehicle in accordance with cab signal aspect displayed on the cab signal display.