Something new from a mouthy detector

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DelmonteX

Not FRA
For me anyway.

Somewhere in the vicinity of Longview, WA along the BNSF Seattle sub, a detector annouced a train and then 'dissed it by saying "Train too slow".

Never heard that before.

How's that work, and what is supposed to be the crews response if any?
 

Beverlyhelper

beverlyhelper
Train Too Slow

For me anyway.

Somewhere in the vicinity of Longview, WA along the BNSF Seattle sub, a detector annouced a train and then 'dissed it by saying "Train too slow".

Never heard that before.

How's that work, and what is supposed to be the crews response if any?
I hear that at MP124.2 on the Yakima Sub everytime the local goes by. They also seem to always trip the high-wide load message.
 

ANDREWAMTRAK

Airchime
For me anyway.

Somewhere in the vicinity of Longview, WA along the BNSF Seattle sub, a detector annouced a train and then 'dissed it by saying "Train too slow".

Never heard that before.

How's that work, and what is supposed to be the crews response if any?
Detectors will not give a readout if the train is going under 10 MPH but will instead announce "Train too slow"
 

setxrailfan

John 3:16
Detectors will not give a readout if the train is going under 10 MPH but will instead announce "Train too slow"
That's right. It happens too when a train is switching cars over a detector due to the train going too slow and stopping.

A KCS detector in my area says "train too slow...a ground inspection is required" They never do a ground inspection when they are a slow moving train.
 




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