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Around the track

Signage, technical details and security in many forms. With this theme, the space around the track comes to life.

Touching wires dangerous, signs

Background information: Signs indicating "touching live wires dangerous" were hung mainly at levels crossings. The sign then hung on a often metal structure above the road. There seemed to be no real standard for the construction and therefore differed per level crossing. Althoug …


Gauze windows

Background information: Gauze windows occur in places where people can relatively easily get close to the catenary. These gauze windows are found on viaducts where the track runs underneath. Sometimes gauze windows can also be found in places where unqualified maintenance person …


Wide gauze windows

Background information: Gauze windows occur in places where people can relatively easily get close to the catenary. These gauze windows are found on viaducts where the track runs underneath. Sometimes gauze windows can also be found in places where unqualified maintenance person …


ATB-EV beacon

Background information: ATB ev stands for Automatic Train Control Enhanced Version. This system is deployed since 2008 to supplement the existing ATB system. The beacons are always located to the right of the right rail, with the long side parallel to, and almost tightly against …


Eurobalise

Background information: Eurobalises are beacons for train traffic. Balise is the French word for beacon. The French word is used to make it easier to distinguish this type of beacons from other beacons that one encounters in the railway world. These balises are always in the cent …