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What is a Block Hut or a Block Post?
Feb 26 2013 (19:58)
Blog Post# 680794-2
Soumitra Chawathe*^~ Added by: Soumitra Chawathe*^~ Feb 26 2013 (19:59)
Q. What is a 'block hut' or 'block post'?
A block hut or block post is a minor station (usually Class C; see section on stations) on a section with light traffic, which does not have the full complement of home and starter signals to control the reception and departure of trains. It often has just a single stop signal, and a permissive signal (a distant) to its rear. Line Clear is not granted to a train until the whole of the last preceding train is known to have passed (complete --...