MBS rules are in effect on tracks indicated in the?
Line special instructions or bulletin order.
Manual block system rules may also be placed in effect instead of CTC and CSS rules by?
Bulletin order or Form M line 9.
Where MBS rules are in effect, only one train or track car may occupy a block, except in the following cases:
For the purpose of rescuing disabled trains.
For the purpose of making a reverse movement at a hand operated or interlocking switch.
To occupy a block a train or track car must be given an authority by the RTC indicating that there are _ ____ or ____ ___ in that block.
No trains or track cars.
_________ _______ must receive a form M line 1 authority and from M line 11 indicating that the block is clear.
___ ____ and ____ ____ must receive a form M line 1 for movement in one direction or form M line 2 for movement in either direction, plus a blocks clear indication on form M Line 11.
Extra trains and track cars.
Before admitting a train to a block, the RTC must examine the ____ __ _______ _______ and verify that switches are properly lined.
Record of train movement.
Block limits are designated in the _______ ______ or by _______ ______.
Employee timetable or by bulletin order.
Temporary block limits are established by _______ ____ or _____ ___ ___ __.
Bulletin order or form M line 10.
Temporary block limits may be established only at stations shown in the ______ _______, whole mileposts, or numbered cantenary poles.
Trains must, unless issued blocks clear authority by from M line 11 for subsequent blocks?
Reduce to medium speed upon passing the approach block limit sign rule 11 D(2).
Approach the block limit sign (rule 11-D(3) prepared to stop.
Not pass the block limit until provided with blocks clear authority form M line 11.
Assist trains for disabled trains may occupy the same block as the disabled train by using?
Form M line 8.
Form M line 8 may not be issued to the assisting train until?
The disabled train has been issued a Form M line 7.
The assisting train must operate at ______ _____ from the block limit preceding the disabled train to the location of the disabled train.
The crew of the disabled train must provide flag protection for their train for a ___ ___ ___ _____ ___ from which the assisting train is approaching.
Distance of a quarter mile in the direction.
Trains with Form M line 1 and line 11 blocks clear indication may make a reverse within the block they occupy as follows:
The move may be made at restricted speed without the authority of the RTC
The RTC may issue a new Form M line 1 authority and line 11 blocks clear indication from the point the train is standing to the next block limit in the desired direction of travel, the move can be made at MAS if the engineer is on the leading end of the movement.
How may a Trains or track cars occupy a block in MBS territory equal to their length?
Without Form M authority for the purpose of clearing a switch in order to make a movement in the opposite direction. The move requires verbal permission of the RTC and must be made at restricted speed.
Where do meets in MBS take place?
At sidings specified in the employee timetable or at other locations specified by bulletin order.
For all scheduled and unscheduled meets, both trains involved in the meet must be issued Form M Line 12 indicating?
The schedule number if a scheduled train and engine number of the train to be met,
The location of the meet and
Which train is to take the siding.
The engineer of each train with a form M line 12 instructions for a meet must?
Sound engine horn 4E5-E at least 1 mile prior to the meet location. If signal is not sounded, crew members must take immediate action to stop the train.
Trains instructed to take the siding for a meet must?
Enter at the first switch to that siding.
Trains and track cars must report to the RTC that they are clear of the block?
As soon as the entire movement has passed each block limit.
In cases of signal system failure or other circumstances, MBS rules may be substituted for CTC/CSS rules. Such substitution will be authorized by?
Bulletin order or Form M line 9. All MBS rules 12-a thru 12-k will apply unless otherwise noted.
The limits of the substitution of MBS rules must be ?
Speeds when substituting MBS for CTC/CSS?
MAS will be shown in the Employee Timetable, not exceeding 59 mph.
Trains must approach all interlocking signals within the limits of the MBS territory?
Prepared to stop, and must be given permission to pass the interlocking signal in accordance. With Rule 13-F.
A proceed interlocking signal must not be displayed.
Trains must approach all hand operated facing point switches not equipped with electric locks?
Prepared to stop until the Engineer can determine that switch points are properly lined.
Stop and warn rules (rule 18-d apply at all grade crossings equipped with automatic warning devices in the territory where?