caution - is your signal clear? have you the correct authority to proceed? - single tracking railway semaphore signal (india)


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A stamped metal plate riveted in the control cab of each steam locomotive reminds train operators that they should respect single-line operation semaphore signals on thins single track railroad.­

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The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, locally known as the "Toy Train", is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling (India).­ It is still operated by vintage British-built B Class steam locomotives.­ Operations between Siliguri and Kurseong have been temporarily suspended since 2010 following a Landslide at Tindharia (view photos of the landslide).­

For more info about the DHR steam locomotives, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­DHR_­778_­(locomotive) and www.­irfca.­org/­docs/­locolists/­dhr-locos-full.­html.

For more information about the Darjeeling Steam-powered Train, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Darjeeling_­Himalayan_­Railway.

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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Steam Trains India 2013
Hill Cart Road, Limbugaon, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India