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REMARKABLE TRAIN CONTiROL SYSTEM. No greater improvement, no more revolutionary' change in the tech nique of train operations' has been made than iy' the::introduction, in 1D26, of the system known to rail waymen as "train control." It is a modern scientific development up plied to the practical task of moving trains "and vehicles. Formerly, while a train was proceeding on its journey, everyone except the train. crew was more or less in the eafik is to its progress. Nowadays, by lnons of an ingenious systmn of telephones, connected from every traflic point within each "controlled" di.strict with a central office equipped with loud speaker apparatus, assisted by an equally ingenious system of graphs, the train despatcher is able to visualise, as clearly as if refltcted ill a mirror, the performance and the actual position of every train at any time during its journey. The mnovements of the whole of the traf fic on the line are thus constaintly before himn, and because he is able to get into inlmediate conlmunica tion with each traffic point with no more effort and no greater time than it takes to move a small switch, he can direct the passage( of the trillns as surely as if they were ac tually under his hends, expediting one here, holding one there for a few mnlinute to give precedence to Ianother, and on save ia delay of all hour or mlore. This train control s;ystemi--.tIhe htart and the seeing brain of !rain op1erationls--has prlovted to be of in-I ctdalca1le value i, climinatinfg de lays and securing faster schedtles, both of '(.senger tirold goods frin l s, eliminating the "stndling time" of illd also savings iig ll iocomholives andll lother rolling stock ; il ll tining better Irack liandsl ; iiud-w--whlt, i of inajor imlportnice in railway opetnri ,iol--in ri'lu'icing illilnOct lil,,y tir ill ntilengo.