In other words, it is the danger signal, the red light showing the open switch, and we will disregard it at our peril.
The world called it a disaster; the official statement, an accident, an open switch; the press called it an outrage.
None of the methods employed in running track circuits through switches show any protection against an open switch.
He should flag just the same, because a train entering the open switch too fast might turn over.
Mallory was for travelling slowly lest they should encounter a loose rail or an open switch, but Harvey disagreed.
Train 64, the Maine Special, had run through an open switch and turned turtle somewhere near Stamford.