LET WK 6 Locomotive main reservoir system

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LET WK 6 Locomotive main reservoir system
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  1. The main reservoir system of the locomotive does what for the system?
    • produces
    • maintains
    • and
    • replenishes air pressure for the train's air brake systems
  2. What are the main components of the main reservoir system?
    • 1) Air compressor
    • 2) Main reservoir
    • 3) Main reservoir equalizing hose
  3. What does the air compressor do?
    "makes air" and delivers air to main reservoir for storage
  4. There are two main reservoirs on each locomotive they store compressed air until needed for freight cars or locomotive air brake operations. 
    Where are the two reservoirs located?
    Reservoir 1 left side of engine/right side cab (conductor's side)

    • Reservoir 2 right side engine/left side cab
    • (engineer side)

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