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Signals

BlockDialog Signals Tab.

Railway Signals

All existing signals which are to be linked to the block are selected from the drop down lists for each block side. For more information on block sides see Block side routes.

Minus(-) side signals

The signal pair consisting of the main signal located at the minus side of the block and the associated distant signal (at the plus side) is selected here.

Plus(+) side signals

The signal pair consisting of the main signal located at the plus side of the block and the associated distant signal (at the minus side) is selected here.

Signal

Main signal to link with this block.

Distant Signal

Distant signal to link with this block.

Open Block

Converts the main signal to the entry signal of the block specified in the list on the right and converts the block chosen from the list to an Open Block.

Open and Closed Blocks: bk2, bk3 and bk4 are Open Blocks, bk1 and bk5 are Closed Blocks

Sets the signal to green if the Open Block is free and the next Open Block is also free.
Sets the signal to yellow if the Open Block is free and the 2nd next Open Block is occupied / obstructed or the 2nd next block is not an Open Block.
Sets the signal to red if the Open Block is occupied / obstructed.

See Block Signaling for details and an example.

Special Signals

State Signal

Links a signal with signification Block state with this block its occupying Loco.
This signal shows the current Loco automatic mode or a dash in case no information is provided.





Char/Color State
- , gray No information
X , gray Stop
A, green Automatic run
A, blue Half automatic run
O, gray Idle
W, green Automatic wait
W, blue Half automatic wait
W, yellow No new destination found; Check the Trace for more information.

In case a schedule is active the character will have an underscore.

block-signals-en.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/13 16:23 by rjversluis