Haupt- und Vorsignale, Signalverbindungen
Home and Distant Signals, Signal Combinations

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All Signal Systems
Hp 0 Hp 0 Halt stop. See also post plates.
Form- und Hp-Lichthauptsignale Semaphore and DB Colour Light main signals (Hp Signals) 
Hp 1 Hp 1 Fahrt clear with timetable speed 
Hp 2 Hp 2 Langsamfahrt clear with medium speed 
Form- und Hp-Lichtvorsignale Semaphore and DB Colour Light Distant Signals (Hp Signals) 
Vr 0 Vr 0 Halt erwarten caution - expect stop 
Vr 1 Vr 1 Fahrt erwarten expect clear 
Vr 2 Vr 2 Langsamfahrt erwarten expect clear with medium speed 
Ks-Signale Ks Signals 
Ks 1 Ks 1 Fahrt  clear, next signal at clear 
Ks 2 Ks 2 Halt erwarten clear, next signal at stop 
Sk-Signale Sk Signals 
Sk 1   Fahrt, Fahrt erwarten clear, expect clear 
Sk 2   Fahrt, Halt erwarten clear, expect stop (caution) 
HL-Signale DR's Hl Signals (OSShD Signals) 
  Hl 1 Clear with maximum speed, next signal at clear with maximum speed
  Hl 2 Clear with 100 km/h, next signal at clear
  Hl 3a Clear with 40 km/h, next signal at clear
  Hl 3b Clear with 60 km/h, next signal at clear
  Hl 4 Clear with maximum speed, next signal clear at 100 km/h
  Hl 5 Clear with 100 km/h, next signal clear at 100 km/h
  Hl 6a Clear with 40 km/h, next signal clear at 100 km/h
  Hl 6b Clear with 60 km/h, next signal clear at 100 km/h
  Hl 7 Clear with maximum speed, next signal clear at 40 or 60 km/h
  Hl 8 Clear with 100 km/h, next signal clear at 40 or 60 km/h
  Hl 9a Clear with 40 km/h, next signal clear at 40 or 60 km/h
  Hl 9b Clear with 60 km/h, next signal clear at 40 or 60 km/h
  Hl 10 Clear with maximum speed, caution next signal at stop
  Hl 11 Clear with 100 km/h, caution next signal at stop
  Hl 12a Clear with 40 km/h, caution next signal at stop
  Hl 12b Clear with 60 km/h, caution next signal at stop
  Hl S Stop for loco at rear of train with unmanned head (only at lignite mines)
Signalverbindungen Signal Combinations 
Sv 0 Sv 0 Halt Weiterfahrt auf Sicht stop, then proceed on sight 
Sv 1 Sv 1 Fahrt! Fahrt erwarten line clear, expect clear 
Sv 2 Sv 2 Fahrt! Halt erwarten clear, expect stop 
Sv 3 Sv 3 Fahrt! Langsamfahrt erwarten clear, expect line clear with medium speed 
Sv 4 Sv 4 Langsamfahrt! Fahrt erwarten clear with medium speed, expect clear 
Sv 5 Sv 5 Langsamfahrt! Langsamfahrt erwarten clear with medium speed, expect line clear with medium speed 
Sv 6 Sv 6 Langsamfahrt! Halt erwarten clear with medium speed, caution expect stop 
andere Signale other signals 
Bü... Bahnübergangssignale level crossing signals 
El... Signale für elektrischen Betrieb catenary signals 
Fz... Signale an Fahrzeugen signals at vehicles 
Gsp... Gleissperre line-close signal 
Lf... Langsamfahrsignale speed signals 
Ne... Nebensignale supplemental signals 
Ra... Rangiersignale shunting signals 
Ro... Rottenwarnsignale work gang warning signals 
Sh...  Schutzhaltsignale protective stop signals 
So... Sondersignals special signals
DR-Signale, fallen in verschiedene DB-Kategorien DR signals falling into various DB categories 
Ts... Schiebeloksignale signals for locos assisting in rear 
Zg... Signale an Zügen signals at trains 
Zp... Signale für das Zugpersonal signals for the train crew 
Zs... Zusatzsignale subsidiary signals