Week 2 Review Questions Part 3

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Week 2 Review Questions Part 3
2015-11-11 08:53:32

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  1. What is the MAS for any crew member riding the side of non-passenger requirement?
    Restricted Speed not exceeding 5MPH
  2. How many brakes must be applied to cars left standing to ensure they will not move?
    A sufficient amount
  3. Unattended engines in other than passenger service will leave the isolation switch in the?
    Isolate Position
  4. Before an employee goes under or between the exterior of cars or locomotives what must be requested from the engineer?
    Three Point Protection
  5. The engineer has provided three point protection when?
    • The brakes are applied
    • The reverser is in the neutral position or the controller is in the off position
    • The generator field is opened 
  6. How long must three point protection be maintained?
    Until the requesting employee notifies the engineer that protection is no longer needed
  7. If an alerter or deadman device fails en route whom must be notified?
  8. If a train has a secondary or redundant Alerter/ Deadman device, how will the train proceed?
    Train may be operated normally to its destination
  9. If a train does not have a secondary or redundant Alerter/ Deadman how will the train proceed?
    A qualified employee must take the position  in or adjacent to the control compartment with the engineer.  The employee must be instructed on how to stop the train should the engineer become incapacitated.  Trains may be operated normally to its final destination.  
  10. The conductor is required  to remind the Engineer of the following instructions issued by the RTC prior to reaching the location where the restriction takes effect.  What are the four restrictions?
    • A speed restriction
    • Stop and Warn Order
    • Working limits stop sign
    • An unscheduled meet
  11. Where must the restriction reminder be confirmed?
    At a station or a mile before the restriction
  12. How will emergency transmissions be made over the radio?
    Emergency, Emergency, Emergency, Train identification, Location, track and direction and any other pertinent information that may be available. 
  13. How will trains receiving an Emergency transmission operate?
    Restricted Speed from one mile before the reported location to one mile beyond the rear end of the standing train. 
  14. What two exceptions relieve a train crew from calling out Emergency when an emergency application of the brakes occurs?
    • Light Engines and passenger trains
    • When they can immediately determine that their train is not fouling adjacent tracks
  15. As soon as possible after starting each trip, the engineer must verify the accuracy of the speedometer on the engine, using their...
    watch, mileposts, and speedtables.
  16. The speedometer must be accurate within?
    +/- 3MPH
  17. If the speedometer is found to be inaccurate, who must be notified?
    The RTC
  18. Who must be notified of any condition that will delay a train or prevent it from operating at MAS?
    The RTC
  19. When equipment types with different maximum authorized speeds are operated in the same train...
    the lowest MAS will apply to the movement
  20. Revenue passenger and deadhead trains are not permitted  to make unscheduled stops to receive or discharge passengers or employees without permission of?
    The RTC
  21. ______________ customers will not be received or discharged other than designated platforms at passenger stations.
    Except in an emergency,
  22. Changes to Employee Operating Schedules are made by?
    Bulletin Order
  23. In the event of a discrepancy between the Employee Operating Schedule and public timetables, whom should you contact for instructions?
    The RTC
  24. Where connections are shown in the Employee Operating Schedules, trains receiving customers will not depart until?
    • Connection is made
    • Unless otherwise instructed by the RTC
  25. What steps are necessary for a train to train transfer in DC territory?
    • Contact the RTC
    • Both tracks where trains are adjacent must be de-energized
    • Secure the equipment
  26. What steps are necessary for a train to train in AC territory?
    • All Pantographs must be lowered
    • Secured equipment
    • Pantographs may not be raised until transfer us complete and all persons and objects connecting the trains are removed
  27. What must be specified before a shove movement is started?
    The distance of the movement must be specified
  28. A shove movement will be stopped when?
    • Half the specified distance has been run and no further communications are received
    • Communication is lost
    • There is doubt to whom the communication is intended for
  29. On passenger equipment, if the PA is being used for voice communications to control the movement of the train, do radio rules apply?