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Employees whose duties require them to be qualified on the Operating Rules and Timetable must schedule and attend Operating Rules Class
once every calendar year
Employees covered by the Operating Rules who have not performed service on MNR for over 30 days must report to whom?
Supervisor of Locomotive Engineers-System
Whom must engineers returning to work report prior to accepting an assignment?
Supervisor of Locomotive Engineers-System
Employees in the following crafts are required to take periodic medical examinations?
Train and Engine Service Employees
Train and Engine Service Employees must take medical examination
once every three years.
Rail Traffic Controllers are in charge of?
Movement of trains and equipment on main and other tracks specified in the Timetable, and issue instructions to employees connected with these movements.
Engineers are governed by the following operating instructions. They must maintain these documents and have them when reporting for duty and while performing service (6 items).
- Operating Rules
- Equipment Operating Instructions
- Electrical instructions for Operating Employees
- General Safety Instructions
- Emergency Instructions.
One of the duties of an engineer is?
To operate their train safely and in accordance with all rules and instructions
Engineers will allow student engineers to operate their train only when this can be done
safely and without causing unnecessary train delay
Student engineers will operate only under the
direct, personal supervision of the engineer
Who is allowed to operate a train or locomotive?
Only a certified Locomotive Engineer or a student engineers under the direct supervision of a certified locomotive Engineer.
What must all engineers carry while on duty? (Certification Wise)
A valid Locomotive Engineer Certificate issued by MNR
Engineers are responsible for ensuring what about their certificate?
The accuracy of information
Whom must engineers notify if they discover they do not have their certificate in the possession while operating a train?
Engineers must notify the RTC immediately
Engineers must report to a __________ of engines any suspension of their driver's license or motor vehicle related conviction ____________ of final judgment
System Road Foreman
within three days
General orders are numbered?
DTOBO's are in effect for?
24 hours from 0001 to 2400
All Bulletin Orders are numbered?
If copies of all applicable General Orders, Bulletin Orders, General Notices and Operations Notices are not posted or available when reporting, or if reporting for duty at a point that is not a specified Bulletin Board location who will the employee contact for instructions?
While performing service, employees whose duties involve or are affected by the movement of trains must have what type of watch?
A reliable watch, in good working order, which simultaneously shows hours, minutes and seconds.
Watches must be set to a? (3 items)
- Standard clock
- Another employee
- Call the OCC
While performing service, train and engine service employees must carry an ______________________ in good working order
MNR Safety Department approved flashlight
While performing service, train service and other employees whose duty may require them to give hand signals must carry flagging equipment consisting of?
A red flag, white light and 6 fusees
Any object waved violently by any person on or near the tracks will be considered?
A signal to stop
Trains and track cars must not be operated from their origination point without a minimum of ________________ on board for the purpose of giving had signals. Supplies depleted en route will be replenished at the first opportunity.
one red flag and 6 fusees
When hand signals are given to direct the movement of a train or track car they must?
Be given from a point where they will be clearly seen and in a manner that can be understood and sufficiently ahead of time to permit compliance
Movements directed by hand signals must stop immediately if: (3 items)
There is doubt concerning the meaning of the signal
There is doubt for whom the signal is intended for
The signal disappears from view
Between sunrise and sunset, when visibility permits, hand signals may be given?
With or without a flag
When visibility is limited, and at all times between sunset and sunrise, hand signals will be given with?
A white light
If the engine horn fails en route, the train may continue to the nearest
Designated Repair Facility.
What must the engineer do if the engine horn fails en route? (4 items)
Notify the RTC as soon as possible
Ring the bell continuously, if so equipped
Approach highway grade crossing prepared to stop until the engineer observes that crossing warning devices are working as intended and the crossing is clear
Approach locations where roadway workers are known to be on or about the tracks not exceeding 30 MPH
If the engine is equipped with a bell, it must be sounded: (5 items)
When the engine is about to move, except at passenger station stops
While approaching and passing over a public highway crossing at grade
When passing a train standing on an adjacent track
While approaching and passing roadway workers on or near the tracks
In an emergency
When the buzzer is inoperative and cannot be repaired without causing delay, the train may proceed after the engineer and conductor determine the alternate means of communications. In order of preference, the following means may be used. (4 items, must be in order)
Intercom, PA system, Radio, Hand Signals
Emergency must be repeated how many times during an emergency transmission?
In addition, emergency calls must be made for the following: (2 items)
Overrunning limits of authority
Overrunning Stop indications
The headlight must be dimmed when (5 items)
When standing or approaching another train operating in the opposite direction in multiple track territory, except when approaching a highway grade crossing
At all times between GCT and CP1
When standing or passing through yards and yard tracks
Approaching locations where a Form M is to be received
When standing or moving on single track at meeting points
The headlight must be extinguished when a train has ___________ on a ______ to _______ another train
stopped in the clear
If one auxiliary light fails, how may a train operate?
Without restriction until its next calendar day mechanical inspection
If both auxiliary lights fail, the train may operate to the ____________________ Train must not exceed ______________________
- next forward location where repairs can be made.
- 20 MPH over all highway grade crossings
How far can a locomotive or M series cars operate if the headlight fails and at least one auxiliary light is in operation?
To next forward location where repairs can be made.
If the headlight fails and all auxiliary lights fail, or if the headlight fails on Bombardier Cab Cars, regardless of the condition of the auxiliary lights, the train may operate only to the next forward location where repairs can be made. The RTC must be notified immediately, and:
- A white light must be substituted in the cab window
- The engine bell must be sounded continuously
- The horn must be sounded frequently
- Trains must stop and warn at all highway grade crossings both public and private
What is the MAS for the following:
Other than main tracks: ______________
Any movement where the engineer is not operating from the leading end of the movement:____________________
Movement through hand operated switches in the diverging position: ________________
On yard tracks designated as mechanical tracks:__________________
When coupling to equipment:____________
Restricted Speed not exceeding 10 MPH
Restricted speed not exceeding 10 MPH
Restricted Speed not exceeding 5 MPH