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Here's something to keep you busy then {hopefully}

B.I.C - Brake isolating cock - 'Seth'
A.I.S - Auxilliary Isolating Switch - 'Seth'
F.P.L - Facing point lock - Coxster
I.B.J - Insulated block joint - 'Seth'
E.B.S - Emergency Brake Supply - 'Slash'
S.P.I.C.O.P - Senior Person In Charge Of Possession - '158'
E.S - Engineering supervisor - Coxster
P.I.C.O.M - Person In Charge Of Machine - Seth
S.P.R.S - Signal Post Replacement Switch - Coxster
M.S.P - Measured shovel packing - Seth
 
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tubechallenger said:
B.I.C. Bournemouth International Centre

Am I right? :) :)
Nope
158 should of been dis-qualified because i have been suspicious of his employement for awhile ;) :D
If you are railway staff, please reframe from answering until one of the enthusiasts has already given the correct answer ;)
 

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TheSlash said:
Nope
158 should of been dis-qualified because i have been suspicious of his employement for awhile ;) :D
If you are railway staff, please reframe from answering until one of the enthusiasts has already given the correct answer ;)
I wish i was Railway Staff - Im 14!!
 

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B.I.C. - Stands for brake isolating cock in LU terms but I'm not sure about NR.

I.B.J. - Insulated block joint.

M.S.P. - Master of site protection?

P.I.C.O.M. - Person in charge of maintenance?
 

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TheSlash said:
Theres you and another guy, Steve158? I always get you mixed up, i think steve158 is a driver
Anymore takers then?
Senior Conductor i Think,

Its nice to know im being mixed up with Railway Staff ;)
 

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TheSlash said:
You'd think Coxster would know some of these.... :D
The one's remaining:

AIS?
FPL - Facing Point Lock
EBS - Emergency Braking System
ES - Engineering Supervisors
SPRS?
MSP?
 

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E.B.S. - Electronic Braking System?
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M.S.P. - Measured Shovel Packing?
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A.I.S. - Auxilliary Isolating Switch
 

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one TN said:
This must be a case of the same abbreviation having a different meaning to different grades. EBS to a driver is the Emergency Bypass Switch.

one TN
Yeah i wasn't 100% on that, i was thinking of the switch you use to release the brakes. Like you'd isolate a burst brake pipe basically
 
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