1962 Uniform Code of Operating Rules – Communicating Signals


16. Each car of a passenger train must be connected with the engine by a communicating signal appliance. When communicating signal appliance fails, conductor will arrange for hand signals to be given engineman approaching all stations and train will proceed to the first point where repairs can be made. Radio may be used in lieu of hand signals.

NOTE: The signals prescribed are illustrated by “o” for short sounds, “__” for longer sounds.

Sound Indication
(a) o o When standing – start.
(b) o o When runing – stop at once.
(c) o o o When standing – back.
(d) o o o When running – stop at next station; where a train is required to flag stop between stations, it indicates stop at next flag stop for that train.
(e) o o o o When standing – apply or release air brakes.
(f) o o o o When running – reduce speed.
(g) o o o o o When standing – recall flagmen.
(h) o o o o o When running – increase speed.
(j) o o o o o o When running – increase train heat.
(k) _____ _____ When running – release sticking brake; look back for hand signal.
(l) __________ Shut off train heat.
(m) o o __ When running – as prescribed by Rule 90.

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WRMRC Fall Open House – Saturday 14 October 2023

The Waterloo Region Model Railway Club cordially invites you to our Fall Open House on Saturday October 14th, 2023.

Here is your chance to see everything we have been working on over the past year.


The layout be open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Feel free to invite any friends or family members interested in model railways, and plan on a fun day of train watching and socializing.

For maps and more information visit our WRMRC website, or our Facebook page.


Extra 5025 East rolls under the LaSalle Blvd bridge on the CP Sudbury Division Layout.


  • Adults: $5.00
  • Seniors and Students: $3.00
  • Children (12 and under) are FREE, but must be supervised by an adult


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