A vehicle signal is one of a vehicle of the train , z. B. on a car or locomotive , attached signal.
The signals identify shunting locomotives and vehicles whose occupation requires special precautionary measures.
The following two vehicle signals exist in the area of Deutsche Bahn :
- Signal Fz 1 - Shunting Locomotive Signal Identification of a locomotive in shunting service. In front and behind a white light at the level of the buffers. Identifies a working vehicle that moves as a maneuvering drive.
- Signal Fz 2 - Yellow flag Marking of wagons that are occupied by people during a storage period : This signal, two yellow flags attached to a parked wagon, warns the staff of a shunting department against moving this wagon because it is manned by people. The same signal is also used to signal a car that is e.g. B. is connected to a power cable or a water hose to protect against accidental movement. At night, the daytime signal is used, and the interior of the car must be clearly visible from the outside.
- Vehicle and train signals at stellwerke.de
- Signal book of DB Netz AG, Ril 301 Announcement 5 (PDF; 2.0 MB), valid since December 9, 2012