Japanese railway signals, according to the ministerial decree defining technical standards of railways (鉄道に関する技術上の基準を定める省令, Tetsudō ni kansuru gijutsu jō no kijun wo sadameru shōrei?), are defined as indicating operational conditions for railway staff driving trains.
Japanese signalling was initially based on British railway signalling, and Japanese railway signalling continues to be based on the UK route signalling system. However, as signalling has advanced to meet the requirements of the system (and due to the influence of the United States), the Japanese signalling system is a mixture of route signalling and American speed signalling.
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