Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

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Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

Post by freebrickproductions » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:15 pm

According to this video, the MI bell on the signal with the Safetran gate mech at Court Street in Calhoun, GA was replaced sometime recently with an NEG electronic bell:


According to the uploader, no other changes have occured here.
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Re: Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

Post by UnionPacific4Life » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:53 am

:Awww: That kinda stinks. At least the e-bell can be heard...
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Re: Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

Post by ZachL » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:09 am

meh, typical CSX with their NEG bells :CloseEye:
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Post by UnionPacific4Life » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:18 am

No kidding. UP seems to use them too, as the new safetran signal at Leffingwell ave. in Kirkwood has one.
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Re: Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

Post by Steven429 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:48 pm

That stinks.

Wouldn’t be cool if Safetran/Siemens made a type 4? Type 3 housing with type 1 sound lol.
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Re: Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

Post by freebrickproductions » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:58 pm

Steven429 wrote:That stinks.

Wouldn’t be cool if Safetran/Siemens made a type 4? Type 3 housing with type 1 sound lol.
I think CN is the only Class I still installing modern Safetran e-bells now. And I'm not aware of many other railroads still installing them as well, outside of the NJT and maybe a few regionals or shortlines, so I'm not sure if Siemens will want to make a newer design of e-bell...
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Re: Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

Post by ZachL » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:43 pm

freebrickproductions wrote:
Steven429 wrote:That stinks.

Wouldn’t be cool if Safetran/Siemens made a type 4? Type 3 housing with type 1 sound lol.
I think CN is the only Class I still installing modern Safetran e-bells now. And I'm not aware of many other railroads still installing them as well, outside of the NJT and maybe a few regionals or shortlines, so I'm not sure if Siemens will want to make a newer design of e-bell...
Is it only the Type-3 as well that they're installing?
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Re: Update to Court Street in Calhoun, GA

Post by freebrickproductions » Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:36 pm

ZachL wrote:
freebrickproductions wrote:
Steven429 wrote:That stinks.

Wouldn’t be cool if Safetran/Siemens made a type 4? Type 3 housing with type 1 sound lol.
I think CN is the only Class I still installing modern Safetran e-bells now. And I'm not aware of many other railroads still installing them as well, outside of the NJT and maybe a few regionals or shortlines, so I'm not sure if Siemens will want to make a newer design of e-bell...
Is it only the Type-3 as well that they're installing?
Believe so for both CN and NJT.
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