NORAC - 10th Edition: Rules 70-124 And Special Instructions

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NORAC - 10th Edition: Rules 70-124 and Special Instructions (New Jersey Transit Locomotive Engineer Training Program - LETP)


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  • 1. 
    70.  Inspection Before Departure:  Conductors and Engineers must know that cars and engines in their train have been inspected.  At points where cars that are to be picked up have not been previously inspected by a Car Inspector, train crews must determine that they are safe for movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    70.  Inspection Before Departure:  Train crew members must inspect cars and engines for the following problems in particular:  (Pick the incorrect statement)   1.     Car body:      a.     Leaning or listing to side.      b.     Sagging downward.      c.     Positioned improperly on truck.      d.     Object dragging below.      e.     Object extending from side.      f.      Door securely attached.      g.     Broken or missing safety appliance.      h.     Lading leaking from a placarded hazardous material car.
    • A. 

      A.

    • B. 

      B.

    • C. 

      C.

    • D. 

      D.

    • E. 

      E.

    • F. 

      F.

    • G. 

      G.

    • H. 

      H.

  • 3. 
    70.  Inspection Before Departure:  Train crew members must inspect cars and engines for the following problems in particular:  (Pick the incorrect statement)   1.     Car body: 2.     Insecure coupling. 3.     Overheated wheel or journal. 4.     Broken or extensively cracked wheel. 5.     Brake that fails to engage. 6.     Doors and bottoms of freight cars and trailers must be closed and fastened.  Top covers must be secured in place. 7.     Any other apparent safety hazard.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

    • G. 

      7

  • 4. 
    70.  Inspection Before Departure:  Which of the following statements is incorrect?   A.     Crew members must also ensure that required brake tests are performed on all cars and engines B.     No attachment or part of a car may be hanging so low as to foul a crossing at grade or track structure. C.    Open top loads, including trailers and containers on flat cars, must not have lading shifted or securements loose or missing.  Where train consist permits, open-top shiftable loads must be placed next to an occupied engine unit or other occupied equipment.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 5. 
    70.  Inspection Before Departure:  Where the width or height of a car or lading appears close to clearance lines, the car may be moved only:   1.     With the authority of the Dispatcher. or 2.     In accordance with Rule 119, “Hazardous Material; Equipment of Excessive Weight or Dimensions.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    71.  Flat Spots:  If a flat spot on a wheel or a car or engine develops en route, a member of the crew must inspect it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    71.  Flat Spots:  a.  Proceed at Normal Speed: The train may continue at Normal Speed if no other defects affecting movement are observed, AND if:   1.     The flat spot is less than ________ inches in length. Or 2.     If there are 2 adjoining spots, each is less than ________ inches in length.
    • A. 

      4, 2 1/2

    • B. 

      3, 2

    • C. 

      2 1/2, 2

    • D. 

      2, 2 1/2

  • 8. 
     71.  Flat Spots:  a.  Proceed at Normal Speed:    If a flat spot is found in excess of either of the dimensional limitations in Rule 71 a., but less than ________ inches, and no other defect is observed, two actions must be taken:   1.     Speed must not exceed _____ MPH. and 2.     A report must be made promptly to the Dispatcher or Operator.
    • A. 

      2 1/2, 20

    • B. 

      2 1/2, 10

    • C. 

      4, 20

    • D. 

      4, 10

  • 9. 
    71.  Flat Spots:  a.  Proceed at Normal Speed:    If a flat spot of 4 inches or greater is found, the train must remain stopped until a report is made to the Dispatcher or Operator.  When determined safe for movement, the Dispatcher (or Operator when authorized by the Dispatcher) will order the car or engine to be set out at the first available siding or terminal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    72.  Inspection of Moving Trains:  Employees must observe passing trains for defects, and the display of headlights, markers and auxiliary lights. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    72.  Inspection of Moving Trains:   The improper display of headlights, markers and auxiliary lights must be reported to the train and the Conductor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    72.  Inspection of Moving Trains:  Trains must be notified and stopped if any of the following defects are observed: (Pick the one incorrect statement)
    • A. 

      Hot Journal.

    • B. 

      Sliding wheel

    • C. 

      Broken wheel

    • D. 

      Cracked wheel

    • E. 

      Sticking brake.

    • F. 

      Swinging door on freight car or trailer.

    • G. 

      Open plug door.

    • H. 

      Defective truck.

    • I. 

      Dragging equipment

    • J. 

      Lading over side or end of car.

  • 13. 
    72.  Inspection of Moving Trains:   If attention is called to a dangerous condition, the train must be promptly stopped, consistent with good train handling techniques.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    72.  Inspection of Moving Trains:  Crew members must frequently observe both sides of their train while stopped, looking for hand signals and other indications of defects in train and track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    73.  Train Inspection:  Bridges Without Walkways:  When a portion of a train is stopped on a bridge or trestle without a walkway, and a walking inspection of the train is required, crew members must take the following actions before moving the train: A.     Inspect the train and the track up to the bridge or trestle to confirm that there are no defects or conditions endangering train movement, AND B.     Confirm that air brakes on the rear of the train have released, AND C.    Position a crew member at the bridge or trestle to monitor the movement.   Once these actions have been taken, the train may move over the bridge or trestle at a maximum speed of ______ MPH. If the engineer experiences difficulty or excessive amperage when attempting to start the movement, he must stop the movement and determine the cause.
  • 16. 
    71-1.  STICKING BRAKES:  When a train has been stopped because of sticking brakes or sliding wheels, an examination of the car wheels must be made.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    72-3  TRAIN INSPECTION AND MONITORING:  Upon completion of an on-ground inspection, the Conductor, or crewmember assigned by the Conductor, will remain in the affected car to monitor any change  in condition for the duration of the trip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    72-4  TRAIN INSPECTION DETECTORS:  A.  TRAIN BRAKES:  Train brakes must be fully released when approaching a hot journal scanner and no brake application should be made while any portion of train is passing a scanner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    72-4  TRAIN INSPECTION DETECTORS:  B. INTEGRITY:  When the detector system is properly operating, the detector will transmit the status of its integrity twice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    72-4  TRAIN INSPECTION DETECTORS:  B. INTEGRITY:  When there is a system integrity failure, the message will include the words “Integrity failure,” and the message will be transmitted once.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    72-4  TRAIN INSPECTION DETECTORS:  C.  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:  Crewmembers are not required to acknowledge the detector radio message.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    72-4  TRAIN INSPECTION DETECTORS:  D.  DEFECTS DETECTED:  What is the maximum number of defects a detector can transmit?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 23. 
    72-4  TRAIN INSPECTION DETECTORS:  D.  DEFECTS DETECTED:  When a train is stopped after receiving an indication that a hot journal has been detected in the train, under no circumstances will further movement allowed until an inspection of the suspected car has been made except that a movement of the train for the purpose of making a “roll by” inspection is permissible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    72-4  TRAIN INSPECTION DETECTORS:  E. DETECTOR FAILURE:  If the Radio Alarm Detector fails to transmit the results of the inspection, or if the detector transmits that is has an integrity failure, the Dispatcher must be promptly notified and the crew will be governed as follows:   Scheduled Passenger Trains:  The train may continue to the next station stop at Restricted Speed where the train must be visually inspected for signs of a defect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    80.  Movement at Restricted Speed:  Movements made at Restricted Speed must apply the following three requirements as the method of operation:   1.     Control the movement to permit stopping one half the range of vision short of: a.     Other trains or railroad equipment occupying for fouling the track, b.     Obstructions, c.     Switches not properly lined for movement, d.     Derails set in the derailing position, e.     Any signals requiring a stop.          *AND* 2.     Look out for broken or misaligned track.        *AND* 3.     Do not exceed _____ MPH outside of interlocking limits and _____ MPH inside interlocking limits.  This restriction applies to the entire movement, unless otherwise specified in the rule or instruction that requires Restricted Speed.   A.     15, 20 B.     20, 15 C.     25, 20
    • A. 

      15, 20

    • B. 

      20, 15

    • C. 

      25, 20

    • D. 

      20, 25

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