Level Crossing Signal (EPS)

A level crossing signal with flashing lights, gates and bell. It is a type of at-grade intersection. The term also applies when a light rail line with separate right-of-way or reserved track crosses a road in the same fashion.

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Cantilever Rail Signal (EPS)

Signals can also be mounted on signal bridges or cantilever masts spanning multiple tracks. Signal bridges and masts typically provide at least 20 feet (6.1 m) of clearance over the top of the rail.

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Arrow Anchor (EPS)

This is a US Rigging Arrow Anchor commonly used to tie down natural and made-made structures. Everyone passes an Arrow Anchor on a daily basis when they walk past a wooden (tree trunk) electrical post. These posts are almost always accompanied by a steel wire that is covered with a yellow or green plastic sheath and runs from the post into the ground. The Arrow Anchor is deep in the ground providing the required tension to through the steel wire onto the standing post. Other uses include stabilizing old trees or fences.

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Signal Post Base (EPS)

When a single track is involved, the signal is normally mounted on a post which displays the arm or signal head at some height above the track, in order to allow it to be seen at a distance. The signal is normally put on the engine driver’s side of the track.

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Level Crossing Gate (EPS)

A level crossing occurs where a railway line is intersected by a road or path on one level, without recourse to a bridge or tunnel. It is a type of at-grade intersection. The term also applies when a light rail line with separate right-of-way or reserved track crosses a road in the same fashion. Other names include railway crossing, grade crossing, road through railroad, or train crossing.

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