Talk:WHR signals

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In the section headed "overview" it says:"For additional protection, both the footplate crew and the guard must see the token or ticket before the train can depart". I think this may be incorrect. Should it not read "token and ticket"? MarkTemple (talk) 18:11, 27 October 2019 (UTC)

The current rules require the driver and guard to see the token but don't say anything about the ticket. In practice, if the train is going on a ticket the driver and guard will both see the ticket and the token. If it is going on a token, they will only see the token (which I think is what the article is trying to say). Under the current rules, if a token exchange is performed by another train crew or a signalman the guard won't be shown anything. --Peter Harrison (talk) 22:08, 27 October 2019 (UTC)

The way the page is at the moment implies that it is sufficient for the loco driver and guard to see just the ticket - which I feel sure is very poor practice and dangerous. I realise its a complicated subject (Tim Maynard sent me an extract from the rules) but I think some revision is required.MarkTemple (talk) 22:13, 27 October 2019 (UTC)