Some information on Chinese signal boards
100 km/h speed aspect for Bulgarian signals and links to Bulgarian signalling site added (thanks to Pawel Nikolov for the information)
Added a new section on the history of railways and signalling in Germany
Added pages on my experiences of culture, living, working, and travelling in China
It's been almost ten years since the last update, but
I finally managed to include the latest changes of the signal book as well as
some new pictures.
And there is a new section: A few pages about my Märklin model railway - it's only a small layout, but it focuses on signals.
The page new rulebook updates was updated.
Lf 6 and
Lf 7 are not valid for tilting
trains which are equipped with automatic speed supervision.
The ETCS Stop Marker was introduced into to Signal Book as signal Ne 14
Added link to Peter Wiegel's Site, also containing fonts
used at Prussian and German railways
Corrected Link to Jarek's site about Polish railway signals
New appearance of signal for spring-loaded points.
Relaunched web site with new design and UTF-8 (Unicode) encoding, corrected several minor errors.
Reflected recent changes in signalbook. Some idiosyncrasies have gone away while there is a new one calling the day a night...
New pictures of various OSShD
and Dutch signals.
Added some new pictures of Chinese signals.
Some corrections on the pages about French signals.
Latest changes reflected in the pages on Berlin Subway signals.
At the Indusi pages, added an explanation for the speed reduction for halting trains.
New page about Munich subway signals added
picture in page "bi-directional
corrected: the distant signal on the left track is not announced by
Hamburg U-Bahn signals: aspect and meaning of signal So 5 changed (thanks to René Neumann for this information)
added some pages about French railway signals
reworked the pages about Chinese railway signals, added a page about Chinese signal boards
Added two pages about the OSShD and the OSShD signals
With the new edition of the Signal Book, there are numerous changes, signals renamed etc.
Six and a half years after uploading the page about a railway accident, the picture of the second loco which was involved has been uploaded.
Description of British Semaphores at Ely Dock junction
New pictures for Berlin S-Bahn signals added.
New page: Signal and other pictures from China
Some signalling links added
New picture of a train protection signal
New pages: Travelling
Eating page updated
pictures of signals for spring-loaded points added
Oops.. one and a half years without updates...
First page about my first hobby added: eating
New pic on the Hamburg Subway Signals picture page
Sounds added on the pages for protection,
miscellaneous, and shunting
Links to the web site of the OSShD added.
Track map symbols updated.
Meine erste Seite über chinesische
My first page about Chinese railway signals
Aspect for DR multiple block signals corrected.
Pictures section reorganized and new pictures added,
Site navigation has been reorganized, and finally I've managed to provide a site map!
Well, the site wasn't really updated, but it moved to its current location...
New page with track map symbols added.
New page with pictures of Sk
signals added, Sk page
New Ks pictures added.
Some pictures from a trip to Ottawa added.
Graphics on the Sk page and distant signal post plate description on Hp semaphore page corrected.
New page added: Do American signals make sense?
A link to a web site about Chinese Railways added. (link removed 2021 as the site appears offline)
Pictures from Canada added
Gleiswechselanzeiger (DB: Zs 6, DR: Zs 7) board added.
On non-DBAG railways new halt-on-demand signal Ne 5 added.
Now finally I started working on my China section!
corrected & updated some links
corrected description of the Bavarian Hp Ru
new information on the historical use of colours at signals
new placement of signals for wrong line operation
added page about DR
Ma signals on the Berliner
added page about Ho signals
updated pages on historical signals
added pages about historical
and test signalling systems
added some pictures of British semaphore signals and some other pictures
some pictures from Malaysian
pictures from signal boxes added
new link category: humanitarian
New page: Berlin Subway signals.
Lots of new pictures of: Cab displays, Ks signals, Hl signals, misc. pictures.
New: pictures of cab displays and new pictures of Hp, Hl, and EZMG signals!
Pictures from the USA added. Look at U.S. signals and at the Other Stuff pages.
Indusi and Speed Limits added.
Indusi updated- parts 2 & 3 added
Information about Indusi
Hp distant signal repeater added.
Now added Spanish signals.
The first pictures of foreign signals!
Rule Book updates:
Yellow triangle post plate on Hl combined signals
New catenary boards
New level-crossing boards: Bü 2 announcers
NEW! Hamburg Subway Signals
Signalling index page changed, overview of all Hl colour light signal aspects provided.
Simplified tail signal, gang warning signals and brake test hand signals added.
DR's Zs 106
(Short entry signal board)
Bi-directional traffic: graphic examples added.
Bi-directional traffic explanation continued.
Distinction between train
movements and shunting
Terminology regarding points explained.
Post plates for subway signals corrected.
Bi-directional traffic explained.
Happy new year!
Some notes on British vs. American Terminology, especially on points.
My new ISP's server is picky about case. All file names
changed to lower case. Also
most filenames changed.
(If you want to link this site, please use only the index.htm pages)
Rear night aspects of semaphore distant signals image added
night aspects of semaphore distant
Distinction between DR's waiting signal ("W"-Board) Ra11a and Ra11b.
Numbering of Signals and Tracks
This site moved to a new location.
East German level
crossing signals introduced into
A new picture of a semaphore signal.
New investigation results in the Railway Accident Case!
Some corrections on Subway
Explanation page for speed signals enhanced.
Explanation for arrows on catenary signals enhanced.
The Signal Book was updated these changes were reflected in my site. In particular these things have changed:
Aspects of EZMG
Some new links e.g. to Spanish Signalling
Information on LZB updated information on FZB and CIR-ELKE added.
The first information on LZB uploaded.
Pictures of a Railway Accident Scene added ;-)
A new design for my home page.
EZMG signals added.
Semaphore night aspects from rear added and semaphore appearance corrected.
Note on Sv signal Hp 0+Sv 0 aspect corrected.
New pictures of DR's Hl signals level crossing signals and other stuff added.
A few enhanced pictures added reference icons to pictures added
Finally: The first signal pictures (few and bad but I'll promise to provide better pics some time ;-)