Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

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Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals?

Older Style Railroad Crossing Signals
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33%
Both
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57%
Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals
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10%
 
Total votes: 21
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by Swedish Crossings » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:44 am

Long Island Railroad also seems to only use mechanical bells as far as i have seen! :Smile: :Smile:
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by ToledoRailfan » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:28 pm

Newer all the way! :cool: All "old style" signals need to be scrapped! :Grin:
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by freebrickproductions » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:47 am

Swedish Crossings wrote:Long Island Railroad also seems to only use mechanical bells as far as i have seen! :Smile: :Smile:
I've found three crossings on Google Street View on the LIRR with General Signals e-bells.
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by NathanFromEngland » Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:34 am

ToledoRailfan wrote:Newer all the way! :cool: All "old style" signals need to be scrapped! :Grin:
(Am triggered rn)

Anyway.
I don't see a difference between newer or older, i like both.
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by McK&H.Aust » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:50 am

I like both, although I do prefer older signals. I actually quite like crossings with a mixture of old and new equipment, but it's nice to have variety.
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by LosAngelesMetro56 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:51 pm

Quadrant and Ped gets with Harmon Fading LED like our Compton crossings on the Blue Line, DAH BRITE FÉUCHA(idk :LOL: )
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by IanMP » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:37 pm

Newer stuff is boring, LEDs are boring, e bells are boring and apparence is boring :\ Older all the way!
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by busman_49 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:49 am

IanMP wrote:Newer stuff is boring, LEDs are boring, e bells are boring and apparence is boring :\ Older all the way!
Generally, that's the way I feel. Though there are some tasteful new installs, there are also junky-looking ones.
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Re: Older or Newer Style Railroad Crossing Signals.

Post by UnionPacific4Life » Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:03 pm

I say both, because the new ones have cool equipment, but standing under a WCH ebell waiting for an Amtrak can get pretty boring. Older ones are cool because of the rarity of the equipment but mechanical bells usually go bad, so I'm tied.
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