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Train Detection and Control by Tony Pinkstone and Mike Peart (176 pages, 30cm x 21cm, Hardback).


TRAIN DETECTION AND CONTROL is the fifth volume in the series titled “The History and Development of Railway Signalling in the British Isles”.


This volume looks at the development of train detection from its earliest uses at the dawn of railways through to high-speed lines of today. Engineering and technological developments are explored in detail as safety tried to keep pace with increases in railway lines' capacity and speed. The variety of footplate warning systems are included and illustrated. Above all, the quest for greater safety and learning the lessons from real-life incidents is described in some detail.

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Train Detection and Control

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