Elements of train dispatching. Volume 2. Handling. Trains / Thomas WhiteLanguage: English Publisher: www.softrail.com, 2003Description: 304 sISBN: 0971991529
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"This is a behind the scenes look at train dispatching. The second volume describes individual elements of the train dispatching profession in detail. From basic railroad operation to handling severe weather, runaway equipment, and derailments the information is useful to students of train dispatching or of railroad operation in general. Topics include: -Background Knowledge, People, Traffic, Figuring Time, Planning and Moving Traffic, The Mechanics of Handling Trains, Communication, Rules and Regulations, Tools and References, Remember, Memorize...and Don't Rely on Memory, Keeping the Line Open, Failures and Problems, Runaway, Emergency, Run the Railroad, Don't Let it Run You. Illustrations include trainsheet and diagram examples of planning, and maps and diagrams used for learning territory or as reference"