Railways Gate Signal | Routing Indicator | Junction type route indicator | Multi lamp route indicator
Gate Signal :-
The Gate stop signal shall be provided with „G‟ marker. Letter „G‟ in black on a yellow circular disc.
A semi-automatic stop signal interlocked with a level-crossing gate shall be provided with „G‟ marker disc and an illuminated „A‟ marker. The „A‟ marker shall be lit only when the gates are closed and locked against road traffic.
Where two are more lines diverge, information is to be given to driver that he is being received on diverge line. Hence route indicators are provided.
Route indicators are fixed on the first stop signal and starters.
If the route indicator on a signal is not in working order, the relevant signal shall also to be treated as defective signal.
Route indicator is denoted as (UG).
Route indicator are of three types.
Junction type route indicator
Used where the speed is above 15KMPH
It is having a provision of indicating six diversions and a straight line.
When taken off it shows a row of five white lines.
Multi lamp route indicator
Used where the speed is less than 15 KMPH.
It can exhibit nine numerals and alphabets.
Stencil type route indicator
Normally fixed on starter signal.