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    Thread: 2009 Track Circuit Question
Post: RE: 2009 Track Circuit Question

Out of curiousity...what would be the procedure if it was the case that an error has been made? Will there be any communication as such prior to the results being distributed?
nthomso3 TC Calcs 13 41,486 06-10-2009, 10:37 AM
    Thread: 2009 Track Circuit Question
Post: RE: 2009 Track Circuit Question

Results usually come out the week before Christmas mate.
nthomso3 TC Calcs 13 41,486 05-10-2009, 11:13 AM
    Thread: 2009 Exam
Post: RE: 2009 Exam

The TC question in Module 5 was a bit of a curveball as has been intimated on the Module 5 forum. Module 3 dropping two 'standard' questions in the aspect sequence chart AND the calculation/headway ty...
nthomso3 Candidate feedback re exams 4 17,968 05-10-2009, 09:19 AM
    Thread: 2009 Track Circuit Question
Post: RE: 2009 Track Circuit Question

I looked at this question too and actually attempted it thinking that I would somehow manage to work it out. The questions gives you - Feed Voltage - 50V Feed Resistance - 100ohm Rail Resistan...
nthomso3 TC Calcs 13 41,486 05-10-2009, 09:15 AM
    Thread: SEPARATE END DETECTION OF POINTS
Post: RE: Split End Detection

I've got access to these yes thanks!
nthomso3 Points 8 33,463 22-09-2009, 04:05 PM
    Thread: SEPARATE END DETECTION OF POINTS
Post: Split End Detection

Hi all, Just a quick question. This subject question has come up over the past few years but I don't seem to be able to find out much information regarding it. Are there any particular standar...
nthomso3 Points 8 33,463 22-09-2009, 02:24 PM
    Thread: Exam times
Post: RE: Exam times

pingram Wrote: (17-06-2009, 03:34 PM) -- I was planning to do Module 1, 5 and maybe 7 however this now looks unlikely due to the football calendar. I will still be able to do module one before the ga...
nthomso3 General exam advice 7 28,695 17-06-2009, 04:19 PM
    Thread: 2008 mainline layout attempt
Post: RE: 2008 Mainline Layout

I agree with Artur. I had to reduce my contingency to get a decent margin for signal spacing.
nthomso3 2008 26 93,016 07-10-2008, 02:37 PM
    Thread: Module Marking
Post: Module Marking

This one is probably for Peter to answer but I'm putting it up here in case someone else is in the know. Just heard a little rumour that (not just for Module 3) all sections of all questions answer...
nthomso3 Regulations 2 12,900 06-10-2008, 03:30 PM
    Thread: 2007 Mainline layout
Post: RE: Help with 2007 Layout

I have had a private message detailing a mistake I've made but also will explain my thoughts a little clearer. If only everyone was willing to post publicly - we'd probably get a whole lot more answer...
nthomso3 2009 26 85,195 02-10-2008, 04:38 PM
    Thread: 2007 Mainline layout
Post: RE: Help with 2007 Layout

Surely you could put just a IPL at 1300m and use it as a preset shunt for main routes along the DOWN VALLEY BRANCH? There should be no shunt moves up to such a signal over the viaduct and therefore...
nthomso3 2009 26 85,195 02-10-2008, 03:49 PM
    Thread: Understanding headways: Signet Weekend 2003 Handout
Post: RE: Signet Weekend 2003 Handout

But if train 1 has only just cleared the overlap, train 2 has already passed a YY aspect in the signal prior to it's position in the diagram so could not have been running on greens?
nthomso3 Miscellaneous Module 2 Topics 4 17,078 24-09-2008, 12:00 PM
    Thread: Understanding headways: Signet Weekend 2003 Handout
Post: Understanding headways: Signet Weekend 2003 Handou...

Peter, Whilst looking through your handout given at the Signet weekend re. 2003 Module 2 headway calcs I got a little confused. I understand your working for the non-stopping headway and that yo...
nthomso3 Miscellaneous Module 2 Topics 4 17,078 24-09-2008, 11:02 AM
    Thread: Stopping Calcs - Turn Outs
Post: RE: Stopping Calcs - Turn Outs

Peter, Would this mean a calculation is need for the initial section of line going into the first station, then a seperate calculation for after the first station to account for the greater approac...
nthomso3 Miscellaneous Module 2 Topics 6 21,699 10-09-2008, 04:25 PM