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Track circuits (Dcmtryt)

Definition
Devices that are located near the track and interconnected with the signal system in such a way that the brakes of a train that passes a red signal will be applied and the train will be brought to a stop. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Railroad traffic control devices (Dcmtry)
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Railroad signals (Dcmtrys)