NORAC: Operating Rules (Tro-3, Tro-4, And Tro-5 Definitions) Test

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NORAC: Operating Rules (Tro-3, Tro-4, And Tro-5 Definitions) Test

NORAC (The Northeast Operating Rules Advisory Committee) is a body of railroads that determined a set of operating rules, particularly in North America. This test deals with questions about the TRO-3, TRO-4, and TRO-5 transit rail operations. So, read all the questions carefully and choose the right answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Suppression is the preventing of an ASES/ATC/ATS penalty brake application by making a required brake pipe pressure reduction. How much is that reduction?
    • A. 

      7psi

    • B. 

      6psi

    • C. 

      15psi

    • D. 

      17psi

  • 2. 
    What is the minimum approach distance for work around the catenary system?
    • A. 

      3'3"

    • B. 

      5'

    • C. 

      25'

    • D. 

      8'

  • 3. 
    What device is designed to open and close at a predetermined pressure to limit maximum pressure within the air systems?
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      Intercooler

    • C. 

      Safety Valve

    • D. 

      Control Valve

  • 4. 
    [Blank] rules are in effect in an interlocking.
  • 5. 
    ________ ___________ is a brake application accomplished by making one or more brake pipe reductions at a service rate.
    • A. 

      Independent brake

    • B. 

      Service Application

    • C. 

      Service rate of reduction

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    On freight equipment, what position is the retaining valve set?
    • A. 

      Exhaust

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      Service

  • 7. 
    What is the high voltage cable or connection used to transmit high voltage power for propulsion?
    • A. 

      Control jumper

    • B. 

      Circuit

    • C. 

      Impedance bond

    • D. 

      Bus Jumper

  • 8. 
    An _______________ is a device or piping arrangement, which cools the compressed air between stages of compression.
    • A. 

      Condenser 

    • B. 

      Brake Pipe Vent Valve

    • C. 

      Intercooler

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    A [Blank] is the difference in brake pipe pressure between the front and rear of the train.
  • 10. 
    An [Blank] is a station from which an interlocking is operated.
  • 11. 
    A publication used to notify employees of changes to rules, procedures, or other instructions affecting the movement of trains. Issues periodically by the designated officer.
    • A. 

      General Orders

    • B. 

      Bulletin Orders

    • C. 

      Restriction Bulletin

    • D. 

      Division Notice

  • 12. 
    An ________________ _________ is a type of track protection that restricts access to a segment of track by using switches derails or flagmen.
    • A. 

      Exclusive Block Occupancy

    • B. 

      Inaccessible Track

    • C. 

      Absolute Block

    • D. 

      Fouling a track

  • 13. 
    A [Blank] is a length of track with defined limits on which train movements are governed by block signals, cab signals, or Form D.
  • 14. 
    A _______ _______ is one or more locomotives coupled and operated from a single control station, without cars.
    • A. 

      Locomotive

    • B. 

      Lite Engine

    • C. 

      Train

    • D. 

      Consist

  • 15. 
    Two or more tracks with centers spaced less than 25ft apart.
    • A. 

      Adjacent tracks

    • B. 

      Interlocking

    • C. 

      Fouling a track

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    A track designated by Timetable or Schedule upon which train movements are authorized by ABS. DCS or Interlocking Rules.
    • A. 

      Non-controlled track

    • B. 

      OOS Track

    • C. 

      Working Limits

    • D. 

      Main Track

  • 17. 
    Equipment, other than trains, operated on a track for inspection or maintenance. 
    • A. 

      Engine

    • B. 

      Crane

    • C. 

      Track Car

    • D. 

      Locomotive

  • 18. 
    [Blank] are the tracks between the opposing signals of an interlocking.
  • 19. 
    A printed booklet that contains schedules and/or special instructions affecting the movement of trains.
    • A. 

      Timetable

    • B. 

      Division Notice

    • C. 

      Trainmaster Notice

    • D. 

      Form D

  • 20. 
    When an angle cock handle is parallel to the brake pipe, the angle cock is open.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which reservoir has an automatic drain valve? [Blank]
  • 22. 
    What Class of employees do Locomotive Engineers fall under?
    • A. 

      Class I

    • B. 

      Class A

    • C. 

      Class B

    • D. 

      Class C

  • 23. 
    An unplanned interruption of electrical energy or short circuit.
    • A. 

      Power Interruption

    • B. 

      Circuit Breaker

    • C. 

      Sectionalized Switch

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Rails, Impedance Bonds and jumpers all apart of what?
    • A. 

      Catenary System

    • B. 

      Rail Return

    • C. 

      HEP

    • D. 

      Substation

  • 25. 
    How many volts are used in catenary system in the Hoboken Division?
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