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What is the MAS for any crew member riding the side of non-passenger requirement?
Restricted Speed not exceeding 5MPH
How many brakes must be applied to cars left standing to ensure they will not move?
A sufficient amount
Unattended engines in other than passenger service will leave the isolation switch in the?
Before an employee goes under or between the exterior of cars or locomotives what must be requested from the engineer?
Three Point Protection
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 positionThe generator field is opened
How long must three point protection be maintained?
Until the requesting employee notifies the engineer that protection is no longer needed
If an alerter or deadman device fails en route whom must be notified?
If a train has a secondary or redundant Alerter/ Deadman device, how will the train proceed?
Train may be operated normally to its destination
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.
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
Where must the restriction reminder be confirmed?
At a station or a mile before the restriction
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.
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.
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
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.
The speedometer must be accurate within?
If the speedometer is found to be inaccurate, who must be notified?
Who must be notified of any condition that will delay a train or prevent it from operating at MAS?
When equipment types with different maximum authorized speeds are operated in the same train...
the lowest MAS will apply to the movement
Revenue passenger and deadhead trains are not permitted to make unscheduled stops to receive or discharge passengers or employees without permission of?
______________ customers will not be received or discharged other than designated platforms at passenger stations.
Except in an emergency,
Changes to Employee Operating Schedules are made by?
In the event of a discrepancy between the Employee Operating Schedule and public timetables, whom should you contact for instructions?
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
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
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
What must be specified before a shove movement is started?
The distance of the movement must be specified
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
On passenger equipment, if the PA is being used for voice communications to control the movement of the train, do radio rules apply?
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