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Stop Immediately

Stop the train

If given by the guard and the Driver does not stop immediately, the Guard must operate the emergency brake tap

If given by the Driver, the Guard must operate the emergency brake tap, apply the park brakes, and then talk with the driver

2

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Set back or propel

Commence propelling or setting back movement

3

⚫️➖➖

Draw forward slowly, prepared to stop

The Driver is to move the train forward at restricted speed

4

➖➖

Train Crew member leaving or returning to the crew compartment

Use:
• before leaving the crew compartment or drivers cab, or
• after returning to the crew compartment or driver’s can, give this signal before any other

If relieved after giving this signal, tell the relief that the signal was given

5

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Disturbance on the train, or Go to the drivers cab

If given by Guard, the driver must arrange for police assistance.
If given by the Driver, the Guard, must go to the drivers cab

6

⚫️➖⚫️

Fire on the train or in the Rail Corridor

Use if there is a fire on the train or in the Rail Corridor

7

⚫️➖

Is the train crew member able to continue?
Contact other crew member

Used by a Train Crew member if they are concerned about the other Train Crew members ability to continue.
Contact the other crew member by intercom

8

➖⚫️⚫️

Apply power

Apply power

9

➖⚫️➖

Cut off power

Cut off power

10

➖➖⚫️

Apply park brakes/hand brakes

The Guard must apply park brakes/hand brakes, and tell the Driver when this is completed

11

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Release handbrakes

The Guard must release park brakes/handbrakes, and tell the Driver when this is completed

12

➖⚫️⚫️⚫️

Immediately protect the rear of the train

The Guard must protect the rear of the train

13

➖⚫️⚫️➖

Immediately protect all lines that might be obstructed

The Guard must place protection on obstructed adjacent lines

14

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Train is about to pass a signal at STOP

Tells Guard that the train is about to pass a signal at STOP

15

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Conduct a continuity test

Tells the Guard:
• a continuity test is to be conducted, or
• a traction interlocking continuity test is to be conducted

16



(Driver To Guard)

ALL RIGHT

The train is ready to depart a yard or Maintenance Centre

17



(Guard to Driver)

ALL RIGHT

The Guard considers that it is safe to move, and:
• the train is ready to leave a station or depart a yard or Maintenance Centre, or
• a signal clears and any portion of a train is standing at a station , or
• brake pipe (BP) pressure is restored after a trip valve has been activated, or
• the train has cleared a worksite, or
• the Guard is directing movements from the leading crew compartment and the Driver is driving from the rear crew compartment.
Signal is repeated every 5 seconds. If the signal stops, the Driver must stop the train.

18

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Relay Driver on board

A relay Driver has joined the train and is in position to cut the controls in.