NORAC Rules 97-121 11th Edition And Special Instructions

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NORAC Rules 97-121 11th Edition And Special Instructions

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  • 1. 
    Rule 99 Movements on a FRA Excepted track must not exceed
    • A. 

      Restricted Speed

    • B. 

      10 M.P.H

    • C. 

      20 M.P.H

    • D. 

      15 M.P.H within interlocking limits 20 M.P.H Outside interlocking limits

  • 2. 
    Passenger trains are allowed on a FRA Excepted Track
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    98. Movement on a track not governed by ABS, DCS or interlocking rules must be made at 
    • A. 

      10 M.P.H

    • B. 

      30 M.P.H

    • C. 

      Restricted Speed

    • D. 

      15 M.P.H

  • 4. 
    97. Movement on an running Track must be made at
    • A. 

      Restricted Speed

    • B. 

      10 M.P.H

    • C. 

      20 M.P.H

    • D. 

      30 M.P.H

  • 5. 
    97. Movement may only begin on Running Tracks after receiving:
    • A. 

      Clear Hand Signal 

    • B. 

      Signal Indication

    • C. 

      The proper communicating signal (buzzard)

    • D. 

      Verbal Permission of the employee governing movements on that track 

  • 6. 
    97. When Movement has been completed on a Running Track what must you do?
  • 7. 
    98-1 Trains, engines , and track cars must operate not exceeding 10 MPH on ALL NJ Transit yards unless otherwise instructed 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    99. A train with 3 Hazmat placarded cars is prohibited to operate on an FRA Excepted Track
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    100. Coupling or Switching equipment , (What Amount) crews must not work simultaneously on the same track until conducting a Safety Job Briefing 
  • 10. 
    100. Couplings on H-tite Couplers must not exceed
    • A. 

      2 to 4 M.P.H

    • B. 

      2 M.P.H

    • C. 

      4 M.P.H

    • D. 

      Restricted Speed

  • 11. 
    100. Before Coupling to Standing equipment ,__________must be applied on that equipment to prevent it from rolling
  • 12. 
    100. When Must you stretch the slack of a coupler?
    • A. 

      After Making Couplings and Before Initiating Shove Movement

    • B. 

      Before Coupling

    • C. 

      After Making Couplings Only

    • D. 

      Before a Return Movement

  • 13. 
    When Switching passenger Equipment or Occupied camp cars:
    • A. 

      Equipment with Spear-type couplers must be coupled at speed not to exceed 2 M.P.H

    • B. 

      No Stop is Necessary when coupling

    • C. 

      A stop must be made just prior to coupling 

    • D. 

      Engine or cars must Not be detached until the equipment has stopped 

    • E. 

      Can couple to freight equipment by rolling into the coupler

    • F. 

      Curtains and electric jumpers must be disconnected before cars are separated 

  • 14. 
    One of the indication fouling points are indicated by is a orange stripe painted on the head,web and base  of both rails 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    101. One of the fouling point indications is a 
    • A. 

      Portable Block Derail

    • B. 

      Hand Operated Switch

    • C. 

      Fixed Derail

    • D. 

      Power Operated switch

  • 16. 
    101. One of the fouling point indications is a sign with letters "FB"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    101. If a Visible fouling point is not displayed, is there another way to determine the fouling point?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    104. Each employee who operates a Hand-operated switch or fixed derail is responsible for its use, and MUST confirm switches and derails are in Proper Position When?
    • A. 

      Before Use

    • B. 

      After use

    • C. 

      Before and During using

    • D. 

      Before , During and after Use

  • 19. 
    104. When operating or verifying the position of a hand-operated switch or fixed derail , employees must be _____ relating to switch and fixed derail operation
    • A. 

      Qualified on Physical Characteristics 

    • B. 

      Qualified On the Operating Rules 

    • C. 

      Taught 

    • D. 

      Knowledgeable 

  • 20. 
    104. When operating or verifying the position of a hand-operated switch or fixed derail , employees must
    • A. 

      Conduct a Job Briefing during the work to be done 

    • B. 

      Conduct a Job briefing before start of the day

    • C. 

      Conduct a job briefing before work is begun 

    • D. 

      Conduct a job briefing each time work has changed 

    • E. 

      Conduct a job briefing when you finish your day

    • F. 

      Conduct a job briefing at completion of the work 

  • 21. 
    104. When operating or verifying the position of a hand-operated switch or fixed derail , employees must
    • A. 

      Physically confirm that switches and fixed derails are properly lined for the intended route, and that no equipment is fouling the switches 

    • B. 

      Ask the dispatcher if switch and fixed derail are properly lined for the intended route, and that no equipment is fouling the switches 

    • C. 

      Ask Road foreman if switch and fixed derail are properly lined for the intended route, and that no equipment is fouling the switch 

    • D. 

      Visually confirm that the switch and derail are properly lined for the intended route, and that no equipment is fouling the switch 

  • 22. 
    104. When operating or verifying the position of a hand-operated switch or fixed derail , employees must visually determine that the switch points fit properly and the target , if so equipped corresponds with the switch's or fixed derail position
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    104. When operating or verifying the position of a hand-operated switch or fixed derail , employees must after operating a switch and before making movements in either direction over the switch, ensure that the switch is secured from unintentional movement of the switch points by use of 
    • A. 

      Hook, lock or Latch

    • B. 

      Force by stepping on it

    • C. 

      A Heavy object to be placed on top of the lever 

    • D. 

      Securing Electrically by dispatcher

  • 24. 
    104. When operating or verifying the position of a hand-operated switch or fixed derail , employees must ensure that a switch or fixed derail is not operated while rolling and on-track maintenance of way equipment is fouling,standing on or moving over the switch or derail 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    104. When operating or verifying the position of a hand-operated switch or fixed derail , employees must after operating the switch or fixed derail, ensure that,when not in use, each switch or derail is in the ______, and is locked, hooked, or Latched. if so equipped
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