How loud is a train horn?

Answer The loudness of a train horn or whistle varies based on distance, with the decibel (db) level averaging about 90 db at 500 feet from the source. In the U.S., federally mandated loudness levels are ... Read More »

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Wolo Loud-One Horn Instructions?

The purchase of a Wolo Loud-One horn can be a perfect complement as an addition to your vehicle. Each individual horn is tested by the manufacturer, prior to packaging, ensuring all specifications ... Read More »

How to Wire a Loud Horn Relay?

The horn in your car is great for getting your friend's attention as you pass him on the street, but really, not for much more than that. People pretty much ignore car horns these days. What you ne... Read More »

Why are train whistles so loud?

You ar right in one respect, lights and gates SHOULD be enough, but they arent. If you have ever looked in the eyes of a passenger of a car crossing directly in front of your locomotive and see th... Read More »

How many db is a train horn?

As of 2010, U.S. federal regulations limit the maximum volume of a train horn or whistle to 115 decibels (db), with a minimum of 96 db (for safety reasons). At a distance of 500 feet, the volume of... Read More »