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Railway Signalling Terms

This page will be continuously updated… Absolute Block A system of controlling rail traffic, where (under normal operations) only one train is allowed in the Block Section at a time. Proof … Continue reading

Balise

Balise is an electronic beacon or transponder placed between the rails of a railway as part of an automatic train protection (ATP) system. Transmission device (passive transponder) that can send telegrams (or tele-powering) … Continue reading

European Rail Traffic Management System

The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is an initiative backed by the European Union to enhance cross-border interoperability and the procurement of signalling equipment by creating a single Europe-wide standard for train control and command … Continue reading