Devices used for relaying hand signals or to restrict operations. Flags may be made of cloth, metal or other suitable material or may be a light during hours of reduced visibility, darkness or in underground sections.
The charge for an initial distance (usually specified by regulation) for taxi service. It is actually the minimum fare. (TRB)
Flags/lights placed by work crews for protection whenever working within 10 feet of centerline of track.
1. In paratransit operations, a service accessed by hail. 2. In rail operations, a nonscheduled stop that may be served if property notice is given by a passenger or prospective passenger. (TRB)
Person designated to provide flag protection for a work party on the right-of-way.
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Portion of railroad wheel which projects below the rail and guides the wheel along the top of the rail.
Plow for removing snow and ice from between rails. Can be an attachment to a locomotive or a special car.
In rail systems, the flashing light at railroad grade crossings that warns motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians of approaching trains. (TRB)
An un-powered, non-revenue vehicle operating on tracks, moved by a powered vehicle and used to assist with on-track maintenance or other purposes.