distant signal

noun
variants: or distant block signal

Definition of distant signal

: a railroad signal placed at a distance that will allow adequate advance warning of the setting of a home signal at which the train must stop

called also approach signal

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“Distant signal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distant%20signal. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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