LET Day 14 Review

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  1. What authorizes a train to enter a controlled track in YL territory?
    • Authority from Train Dispatcher
    • ref 507.2
  2. When a train completes the use of main track yard limits, the conductor or locomotive operator must contact the train dispatcher and state:
    • If main track is clear of equipment, OR
    • If unattended equipment is left within the limits
    • ref 507.5
  3. What authorizes a train to enter or make an initial movement on controlled tracks in YL-S territory?
    • Signal Indication, OR
    • Verbal authority from Train Dispatcher
    • ref 508.2
  4. Trains operating on any signal indication that requires approaching the next signal prepared to stop, must operate at a speed that permits stopping within one-half the range of vision, stopping short of a train, a car, an obstruction, on-track equipment, an improperly lined switch, or a stop signal, not exceeding 20 MPH, until:
    • Leading end of train passes a more favorable signal or reaches the far end of yard limits, AND
    • Entire train has cleared all turnouts and crossovers
    • ref 508.3
  5. When entering YL-S or COT territory at a hand-operated switch and the train dispatcher has granted authority, how do you ensure adequate signal protection if you have a switch NOT equipped with a bolt lock or electric lock?
    • Crewmember must promptly operate the switch and remain at switch,
    • Wait 5 minutes before starting train movement, if a train is seen or heard approaching on the track to be occupied before the 5 minutes has elapsed, switch must be locked in normal position, AND
    • Before operating the switch again, permission must be obtained from train dispatcher to occupy controlled track
    • ref 508.4a 509.3a
  6. When entering YL-S or COT territory at a hand-operated switch and the train dispatcher has granted authority, how do ensure adequate signal protection if you have a switch that IS equipped with an electric lock?
    • Train movement may begin as soon as the switch has been properly lined
    • ref 508.4c 509.3c
  7. How are trains governed when the authority for movement on a controlled track that is designated in special instructions, dispatcher message, or Form EC-1 as YL?
    • Verbal authority form the train dispatcher governs trains
    • ref 507.1
  8. True or False
    When the authority for movement on a controlled track is designated in special instructions, dispatcher message, or Form EC-1 as YL-S, general signal rules are also in effect.
    • True
    • ref 508.1
  9. What rules are in effect when the authority for movement on a controlled track is designated in special instructions, dispatcher message, or Form EC-1 as COT?
    • General signal rules when moving with current of traffic, AND
    • TWC-D rules when moving against the current of traffic except for a work train working as part of the engineering work group within designated working limits
    • ref 509.1
  10. How can a train operating against the current of traffic make a reverse movement?
    • Verbal permission of Train Dispatcher
    • ref 509.7
  11. When operating with the current of traffic in COT territory, and it becomes necessary to make a reverse movement, and the train receives verbal permission of the Train Dispatcher, what is required?
    • Form EC-1 authority to operate against the current of traffic is released
    • ref 509.7
  12. At what speed can you make a reverse movement when operating against the current of traffic with a EC-1?
    30 MPH
  13. Trains must not enter or make an initial movement on controlled tracks in TC territory unless authorized by:
    • Signal Indication, OR
    • Verbal authority from Train Dispatcher
    • ref 510.2
  14. When must you operate a hand-operated switch after receiving permission from the train dispatcher?
    • Promptly
    • ref 510.3
  15. What situations may permit a train to clear a track, at a hand-operated switch, where TC rules are in effect?
    • Switch is equipped with an electric lock, or
    • Maximum speed over the switch is 20 MPH or less
    • ref 510.4
  16. When required to use a track on which you are not permitted to clear, what must you do?
    • Leave part of the train on the connecting signaled track, OR
    • Leave switch open until work is completed
    • ref 510.5
  17. What must be done after a hand-operated switch has been restored to normal position?
    • Must be reported clear to train dispatcher, AND
    • Train must not re-enter that block without authorization of the train dispatcher
    • ref 510.6
  18. What governs trains movements when the authority for movement on controlled tracks is designated in special instructions, dispatcher message, or Form EC-1 as CP?
    • General signal rules are in effect, AND
    • Signal indication authorizes and governs train movements in either direction
    • ref 511.1
  19. Where CP signal rules are in effect, how may a train enter or foul a signaled track?
    • Signal indication, OR
    • Verbal authority of Train Dispatcher
    • ref 511.2
  20. When the rear of the movement is stopped between the home signals of a controlled point or railroad crossing at grade, signal indication or permission of the train dispatcher is required to:
    • Make a reverse movement, OR
    • Make a forward movement after making a reverse movement
    • ref 511.3
  21. If a signal aspect permitting a train to proceed changes to a Stop Signal before it is reached, what must be done as soon as safe handling will permit?
    • Train must be stopped using safe train handling techniques unless conditions require an emergency brake application, AND
    • Report the signal change to Train Dispatcher
    • ref 511.4
  22. If the train dispatcher stops a train while it is moving through a control point, the train must not move in either direction until receiving:
    • A proper signal, OR
    • Authorization from the Train Dispatcher
    • ref 511.5
  23. When the leading end of a train stops less than one locomotive length on either side of a signal associated with a control point, what must the train do?
    • Train must not proceed again without receiving permission from the Train Dispatcher
    • ref 511.6

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