A qualified employee certified to operate engines?
Engine service employee.
Any train that is not a passenger train?
A train not designated by timetable schedule or bulletin order.
A reflector, flag, light or highly visible end of train device affixed to the rear of a train to indicate that the train is complete?
Equipment that may not shunt track circuits, including a single light engine, or a single pair of MU cars, track cars, and equipment indicated in Timetable Special Instructions.
Non shunting equipment.
A train made up of cars designed to carry passengers, baggage, mail or express?
A train designated by timetable schedule or bulletin order?
Multiple unit cars coupled or an engine, with or.without cars, displaying a marker?
An arrangement of signals and appliances so interconnected that their movements must succeed each other in proper sequence?
The tracks between the extreme opposing signals of an interlocking?
In single track MBS territory, the passing of trains in opposite directions at a siding?
A qualified employee assigned to a train or tack car when the engineer, conductor, or track car driver is not qualified on the physical characteristics or rules of the railroad over which movement is to be made?
The appearance of a fixed signal conveying an indication viewed from the direction of an approaching train; the appearance of a cab signal conveying an indication viewed from the engine control compartment?
A fixed signal indicating the limit of a block under MBS Rules?
Block limit signal.
A blue light(lit or extinguished) blue flag, blue sign, or an activated and illuminated integral blue light, displayed on a train or any piece of equipment, or at hand operated switches or on derails?
A signal located in the engine control compartment indicating a permissible speed?
A fixed signal capable of displaying a stop indication that is controlled by the RTC?
A fixed signal or sign of fixed location affecting the movement of trains or track cars?
The information conveyed by the aspect of a signal?
The fixed signals of an interlocking?
An interlocking signal displaying other than stop signal?
Proceed interlocking signal.
The maximum speed authorized the operating rules and timetable?
Maximum Authorized Speed.
Not exceeding 45 mph for passenger trains, and not exceeding 25 mph for other trains?
Not exceeding 30 mph for passenger trains, and not exceeding 15 Mph for for other trains?
Not exceeding 15 Mph?
A place where a block limit signal is displayed?
A station where signals are remotely controlled from the operations control center?
A place designated in the station pages of the timetable where passengers are received and or discharged?
A place designated in station pages of the timetable by name?
An interlocked switch also equipped for hand operation.
Dual control switch.
A hand operated switch with an electrically controlled device that restricts the movement of the switch?
Electrically locked switch.
Having the end of equipment in such proximity to a connecting track that insufficient clearance exists between tracks, and movement on connecting track would result in collision?
Equipment fouling a track.
Being in such proximity to a track that an individual, tools or equipment could be struck by a moving train or other on track equipment, or in any case within four feet of the nearest rail?
Fouling a track.
Any type of switch that can be operated by hand?
Hand operated switch.
A switch within interlocking limits, the control of which is interlocked with other functions of the interlocking?
A motor powered, non interlocked switch that can also be operated manually?
Two movable rails and necessary connections designed to permit movement from one track to another?
That portion of the railroad designated by timetable?
That portion of a line designated by Timetable?
Order issued by authority of the Senior Vice President-Operations that contains temporary items affecting the movement of trains?
Order issued by the authority of the Senior Vice President-Operations containing working limits stop sign locations, temporary speed restrictions, bridge strikes, and other safety critical instructions and information?
Daily Train Operations Bulletin Order.
Notice issued by the authority of the Chief Transportation Officer that contains instructions that do not affect the movements or operation of trains?
Order issued by the authority of the Senior Vice President-Operations that contains permanent changes in Operating Rules, the Employee Timetable, or other Operating Manuals?
Notice issued by authority of the Senior Vice President-Operations, that contains items of an advisory, explanatory, and or cautionary nature related to Operating Rules, Timetable, and other instructions?
That part of the timetable that shows direction, train number, frequency, and times for the movement of scheduled trains?
Order issued by authority of the Senior Vice President-Operations that contains all information remaining in effect from previously issued bulletin orders?
Summary bulletin order.
The document containing line and system special instructions that effect the movement of trains and equipment, plus the employee operating schedule?
A track under the control of an RTC?
A method of establishing working limits on a non controlled track by physically preventing the entry and movement of trains and equipment?
A track designated in the timetable where movements are authorized and controlled by a block signal system or interlocking rules?
A track not under the control of an RTC?
Non controlled track.
A track other than main track, designated in the timetable, for the purpose of meeting or passing trains?
A segment of track within defined limits upon which which trains may operate only as authorized by the designated employee in charge?
An area consisting of one or more yard tracks, designated in the timetable, under the control of a yardmaster or other specified employee?
A track other than a main track or siding, used for making up trains, storing cars and other purposes, where movements must operate at restricted speed not exceeding 10 mph?
A device which detects the frequency of the engineers movements and initiates a penalty brake application when the frequency of such movement is not maintained or acknowledged?
The device in the controlling cab on which signal aspects are displayed?
Aspect display unit.
A system that initiates a penalty brake application if the engineer fails to reduce speed in compliance with cab signal indications?
ATC. Automatic train control.
A system that initiates a penalty brake application if the engineer fails to acknowledge a more restrictive cab signal indication?
Automatic train stop.
A method of operation, on tracks designated in the timetable, where movements are authorized and governed by interlocking signals, cab signals, instructions issued by the RTC, or a combination of the above?
Centralized traffic control. CTC.
The apparatus by which the RTC controls switches, signals, and the direction of traffic in CTC territory, and which displays track status and occupancy?
A type of ATC system, found primarily on freight locomotives, that initiates a penalty brake application if the engineer fails to reduce speed in accordance with a defined braking profile?
Locomotive speed limiter?
A method of operation, on tracks designated in the timetable, where movements are authorized and manually controlled by the RTC and governed by block limit signals and instructions on form M?
Manual Block System.
The equipment on an engine or cab car that receives and displays cab signals and controls the speed of the train in accordance with that signal.