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London & North Western Railway Society
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Glossary Results for Word "Block Section"

Block Section The length of track between the most advanced starting signalExplain 'Advance Starting Signal' controlled by one signal box and the outermost home signalExplain 'Outer Home Signal' controlled by the next signal box. Entrance to this section of track is controlled by a signal which for safety reasons is normally at danger and hence the section remains ‘blocked’ by this signal until a ‘line-clear’ telegraphic-message is obtained from the block post in advanceExplain 'In-Advance'.