|At the left rail you see a derailer connected to a box that can display
either the Sh0: stop or Gsp 2: derailer off aspect.
The box at the
right is found often in DR area. It combines a Ra 11a
waiting board, a Kreisscheibe, and a
Ra 12 signal in a W-Box.
|Another Ra 11a/Ra 12/Kreisscheibe box.
The black board on top is a Ne 5: Haltetafel (Stopping Marker Board): Halting trains stop here.
|A Zp 8 signal at
Rostock Hbf: brake test ok.
The "A" is a sign for passenger information showing the platform section (to help finding out where a specific coach will halt)
|Another Zp 8 brake test signal and the rear side of a Fahrtanzeiger (proceed indicator) at Lübeck Hbf.|
|The Front of the Fahrtanzeiger.|
|At Ahrensburg, a Fahrtanzeiger, then a distant signal repeater indicate whether the exit signal (the post of which you can see behind the distant signal) shows a proceed aspect.|
|A Fahrtanzeiger at Ratzeburg.|
|A light points signal. showing Wn 1 - straight.|
|So 18 signal for
spring-loaded points displaying aspect So 18a: Points can be travelled facing points
To the left you see a Wn points signal. Usually black, this one is yellow to indicate print-loaded points
|A train protection signal, usually used to separate
a platform into two sections that can be occupied by different trains. The signal can
display either Sh 0 (stop for train and shunting movements) or the Kennlicht (marker
light), which means that the signal is to be ignored. Note the white-red-white signal post plate on the full picture.
This picture is by courtesy of Olaf Kerstiens.
|mechanical signals||cab displays|