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When their duties involve the use of a radio, employees must have the radio ___ and ______ ___ ____ _____ channel at all times. The volume must be set so that transmissions can be clearly heard.
On and tuned to the appropriate.
When equipment types with different maximum speeds are operated in the same train, which speed applies?
The lowest of the maximum authorized speeds.
The maximum authorized speed for other than main tracks are?
Restricted speed not exceeding 10 mph, unless otherwise specified.
What is the maximum authorized speed for any movement where the engineer is not operating from the leading end of the movement?
What is the maximum authorized speed for movement through hand operated switches in the diverging position?
Restricted speed not exceeding 10 mph.
What is the maximum authorized speed on yard tracks designated as mechanical tracks(rule 16-b, paragraph 3)?
Restricted speed not exceeding 5 mph.
What is the maximum authorized speed when coupling to equipment?
When must an engineer verify the accuracy of the speedometer on the engine?
As soon as possible after starting each trip.
After measuring the train speed, it must be within?
3 mph plus or minus of actual speed.
If the engineer finds a speedometer to be inaccurate, who must be notified?
RTC. All inaccuracies must be noted on the equipment condition report(Form ME-8).
If both auxiliary light fail, the train may operate to the _______ _____ ______ ______ _______ ___ ___ ____. Train must not exceed ____ _____ ____ ______ _______.
Next forward location where repairs can be made. 20 mph over all highway grade crossings.
If the marker fails en route, what must be displayed in its place?
The headlight on the rear of the train should be displayed on low beam, or a flashlight, other illuminated device of flag if available, displayed in place of the marker.
If the marker fails en route it may continue until?
The next location where the marker can be repaired of replaced.
If a radio transmission is inaudible, unclear or not understood it should be?
Not be acted upon.
Employees must give emergency radio transmissions?
All trains receiving the Emergency call will operate at?
Restricted speed from one mile before the reported location until one mile beyond the rear end of the standing train.
When a train is moving and emergency application of the brakes apply, what must crew members do after initiating an emergency transmission?
- Provide the identity of the train.
- Direction and other pertinent information.
- Following the emergency transmission the RTC must be notified.
What trains are relived of the requirements of rule 7L-1 and 7L-2 when the crew can immediately determine that their train is not fouling adjacent tracks?
Light engines and passenger trains.
The headlight must be dimmed, when?
- When standing or approaching another train operating in the opposite direction in multiple track territory, except that headlight will not be dimmed approaching a highway grade crossing.
- At all times between GCT and CP-1.
- While standing or passing through yards and yard tracks.
- Approaching locations where a form M is to be received.
- When standing or moving on single track at meeting points.
What key words must be used in radio transmissions?
When may an engine be left unattended.
- The independent brake valve is set to the full application position.
- The automatic brake valve is placed in the full service position.
- The throttle is in the idle or off position.
- The reverser lever is placed in the neutral position and removed. If not removed secure the reverser lever in the neutral position.
- The generator field switch is placed in the off position.
- The handbrake or parking brake is fully applied.
Unattended engines in other than passenger service will place the isolation switch in the?
Hand red flag or light swung horizontally at right angle to the track?
Hand or light held horizontally at arms length.
Hand yellow flag or light raised and lowered vertically?
Hand or light swung vertically in a circle, at half arms length, at right angle to the track?
When train is standing hand or light swung horizontally above the head?
Apply the brakes.
When train is standing, hand or light held at arms length above the head.
Release the brakes.
Hand or light swung vertically in a circle at full arms length at right angles to the track?
Drop or raise pantograph.
When must movements by hand signals be stopped immediately?
- There is doubt concerning the meaning of the signal.
- There is doubt for who the signal is intended.
- The signal disappears from view.
Employees qualified on the operating rules and located in the control compartment, will observe and communicate to each other in a clear audible manner?
Each signal affecting the movement of their train, by its name, as soon as the signal becomes clearly visible. The signal must be observed until passed.
The headlight must be extinguished when a train.
Has stopped in the clear on a siding to meet another train.
What is the MAS when a crew member is riding the side of equipment?
Restricted speed not exceeding 5 mph.
When pushing or backing a train the _______ of the _________ must be specified and the movement must stop within one half the specified distance if no additional transmissions are received.
When the buzzer is inoperative and cannot be repaired without causing delay the train may proceed after?
The engineer and conductor determine the alternate means of communications.
What are the alternate means of communications when the buzzer fails?
- PA system
- Hand signals
Listen to ensure the _______ is clear.
How many hand brakes must be applied to cars left standing to ensure they do not move?
A sufficient number.
When transferring passengers in AC territory?
All pantographs on both trains must be lowered.
In DC territory you can transfer passengers between trains when?
Not until the RTC confirms that both tracks are de energized (per power director).
Also secure equipment as per MN-401.
Changes to the operating schedule are made by?
Except in emergencies customers will not be received or discharged at locations other than?
Designated platforms at passenger stops.
In the event of a discrepancy between the employee operating schedule and public timetable, who will be contacted?