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List the Superiority of Documents from Lowest Ranking to Highest Ranking. (5 Items)
- Operating Rules
- Timetable Special Instructions
- General Order
- Bulletin Order
- Form M
A train or track car finding a fuse on or near the right way must?
Stop, Notify the RTC, Proceed at Restricted Speed for one mile
When must the engine horn be tested?
Prior to departure of an initial terminal
a) Acknowledgment for any stop signal other than a fixed signal
b)When standing prior to commencing movement, except at passenger stations
a) When Standing, prior to commencing a back up movement
b) When running, acknowledgment that train will stop at the next passenger station or schedule employee stop
O O O
a) Approaching a public highway grade crossing
b) Approaching and passing standing trains and equipment on an adjacent track
___ ___ O ___
Approaching a passenger station on track adjacent to a platform
At locations of meet
__ __ O
Alarm for person or animal on r near the tracks
Succession of short sounds
Member of the crew must protect adjacent tracks
___ O O O
Member of crew protecting tracks may return
O O O O
Approaching roadway workers or their equipment on or near the track, regardless of any whistle prohibitions. After this initial warning, two short whistle signals must be sounded intermittently until head end of train has passed the roadway workers on their equipment
At a public highway crossing if a train is moving at more than 60 MPH, at a distance should you start sounding the horn?
At a public highway crossing if a train is moving at less that 60 MPH, when should the horn be sounded?
No less that 15 seconds but more than 20
In an event of an en route failure of the engine bell, whom should be notified?
- a) When standing, proceed.
- b) When moving, stop at once
O O O
- a) When standing, back up
- b) When running stop at the next passenger station or scheduled employee stop
When standing, apply or release brakes
___ O ___
What is prohibited from transmitting on the radio (3 items)
Knowingly transmitting false distress communications
Making unnecessary, irrelevant, profane, obscene, or frivolous transmissions
Making transmissions without identifying themselves in accordance with Rule 5-E (1)
When departing an initial terminal each occupied controlling locomotive of a train must have?
A working radio and for redundancy a second working radio or other means of wireless communications
Radios must be tested prior to the start of the work assignment. How will they be tested? (3 items)
On trains, the test will be conducted with a radio not on the same set of equipment
Radios must be tested on all frequencies that will be used in the course of the work assignment
Radios not working as intended must not be used and must be reported to the proper authority
What must be done if the radio fails?
It must be reported to the RTC
An alternate method of communication must be established until the radio can be repaired or replaced
When radios are used in connection with backing, pushing or switching movements, the employee directing the move will: (4 items)
Maintain continuous communication with the employee receiving the transmission
If communication is lost or there is doubt as to the meaning of transmission the movement must be stopped
When pushing or backing, the distance of the movement must be specified and must stop within one-half the specified distance if no additional transmissions are received
Communicate the name of fixed signals affecting the movement
To originate a radio call: (3 Items)
Listen to ensure the channel is clear
Identify the employing railroad
How will trains identify themselves?
Scheduled trains will identify themselves by schedule number, i.e. MN 1395
The symbol and engine number for extra trains
In switching operations in yards, after positive identification has been established, short radio identification consisting of Engine or assignment number may be used.
Employees must give absolute priority to emergency calls.
When safety sensitive instructions are received over the radio they must?
Except in an emergency, Radio transmissions that are incomplete, inaudible, unclear or not understood, must not be acted upon.
How will Personal Electronic Devices be stored in the controlling cab of a train or track car?
Stored and out of sight
In the direction of movement the headlight on every train must?
Be displayed on the brightest setting, day and night
How will the headlight be displayed on locomotive in yard service?
On dim on the front and the rear of the locomotive
Except on yard tracks, the rear of all trains must be identified by?
What type of marker must a passenger train have?
An illuminated marker
When must an illuminated marker be tested?
Before the train leaves its initial terminal
If the marker fails en route?
Place the rear headlight on dim
Use a flashlight or other illuminated device or flag
Notify the RTC
Train may continue to the next forward location where it can be repaired or replaced
What type of time is used for all operations, including Form M and employee operating schedules?
24 hour clock
The conductor, engineer, and pilot are equally responsible for the safety of the train and observance of all applicable rules and special instructions.
Employees Qualified on the operating rules and located in the control department will observe and communicate with each other, in a clear and 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.
if a train is not being operated in accordance with the requirement of any signal indications or restriction, crew members must immediately? (2 items)
Communicate with engineer
And if necessary, stop the train.
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