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What do train whistles mean?

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Asked by ashok sharma, 17 May '10 05:40 pm
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Mall gaadi ko dekh ke seeti bajata hai
Answered by babu rao, 17 May '10 05:44 pm

 
  
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Gaadi bula rahi hai, seeti bhaja rahi hai. film dost
Answered by rajan, 17 May '10 05:42 pm

 
  
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It is only reminding to the living that i dont wait for others and keep going for ever alongwith the time please catch me if you can
Answered by surendra, 17 May '10 06:14 pm

 
  
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Whistle or horn codes consists of long and short blasts on the engine whistle. Here is a list of whistle codes. Notation: We use the following symbols to denote different kinds of whistles. Note that many of these are now no longer in use. The long whistle to indicate a train about to leave a station, and the short whistles to indicate light loco movements are the most common ones still in general use.

* 'o' : denotes a short blast on the horn.
* '--' : denotes a comparatively long blast on the horn.
* '-----' : denotes a longer blast on the horn.
* '----------' : denotes a very long blast on the horn

* Code [ o ] - Before Starting:
o Indication to driver of the assisting engine that driver of leading engine is ready to start.
o Acknowledgement by the driver of the assisting engine.
o Engine ready to leave yard
o Engine ready to go to loco yard
o Light loco or shunter about to move
* Code [ o ] - On the run:
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Answered by KARTIKAY SHARMA, 17 May '10 05:54 pm

 
  
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A train whistle or air whistle, (originally referred to as a steam trumpet), is an audible signaling device on a steam locomotive used to warn that the train is approaching, and to communicate with rail workers.
The older steam whistles were almost always actuated with a pull cord (or sometimes a lever) that permitted proportional (tracker) action, so that some form of "expression" could be put into the sound. Many locomotive operators would have their own style of blowing the whistle, and it was often apparent who was operating the locomotive by the sound. Modern locomotives often make use of a pushbutton switch, which takes away the fine control over the way the whistle is sounded.
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 17 May '10 05:52 pm

 
  
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That it is the time to move ahead
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 17 May '10 05:51 pm

 
  
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