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General principles of control by traffic signals

Great Britain. Roads and Local Transport Directorate.

General principles of control by traffic signals

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Published by Department of Transport in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDepartment of Transport, Roads and Local Transport Directorate.
SeriesAdvice note / Great Britain. Department of Transport. Roads and Local Transport Directorate -- TA/16/81, Advice note (GreatBritain. Department of Transport. Roads and Local Transport Directorate) -- TA/16/81.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p.,5leaves
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14375123M

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Centralized traffic control (CTC) is a form of railway signalling that originated in North America. CTC consolidates train routing decisions that were previously carried out by local signal operators or the train crews themselves.


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