No 5 Eng 2520 Wait at MD Until 0930 Hours for No 2 Eng 4570
No 33 Eng 3840 Wait at FV Until 2155 Hours for No 34 Eng 3006
In the first example, if No. 5 arrives at MD at 0925 hours and finds No.
2 already there, then it has fulfilled its order and may proceed.
however, No. 2 has not arrived, No. 5 is required to wait until 0930 hours
before it may proceed.
This form is used to assist the last-named train
without delaying the first beyond the time specified in the order.
The form F train order is used when trains are run in sections and when
signals are displayed that indicate one or more sections of the same train
will be operating on the schedule of the train carrying the signals. The
examples following show the wide application of this order.
Eng 195 Run as Second 17 DN Tower to AY Tower
Eng 195 Display Signals and Run as Second 87 RK to BO
Engs 198, 199, and 200 Run as First, Second, and Third 17 DN Tower to AY
Eng 210 Instead of Eng 195 Display Signals and Run as Second 87 RK to BO
Second 17 Eng 2530 Take Down Signals at LY
Engs 199 and 200 Reverse Positions and Run as Second and Third 17 RK to
The form G order is used for extra trains. On some railroads, extras
may represent the classification of the majority of the daily trains.
Examples of the form G order follow.
Eng 3240 Run Extra BL to AY Tower
Eng 205 Run Extra WD to FV This Order Annulled at 1550 Hours
After Extra 9550 Arrives at FV Eng 9002 Runs Extra FV to AY Tower
Eng 9005 Run Extra MD to RK and Return to DN Tower