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English translation: block system


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Swedish term or phrase:linjeblockering
English translation:block system
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15:56 Mar 11, 2004
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Rail
Swedish term or phrase: linjeblockering
Railway switchgear etc
Local time: 03:54
block system
Gullberg, Engström
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Local time: 04:54
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3line blockingHans-Bertil Karlsson



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line blocking

This is a word by word translation, and I am not sure at all about it.

However this is a system for automatic giving "red light" as soon as a train has passed a signal, so that 2 trains cannot be on the same part of the track at the same time.

Hans-Bertil Karlsson
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block system

Gullberg, Engström

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