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T/F when u need to remove power and operate under a subway car, u need to only install wooden slippers on AFFECTED cars?

True

1

T/F The train operator knows when power has been removed?

False

2

When ordered to use an emergency exit. What is the 1st ting an officer must do?

Check TA emergency exit book to make sure they are on the correct line and track.

3

HT communication from level to level is considered _______ .

Poor

4

When using CORE additional members are placed?

100 yards

5

T/F In Relay transmissions all members use the word Relay in communications.

True

6

Can FF tools for subway are?

Can, wooden hook, ht,
Flashlight

7

T/F To reduce panic provide adequate lighting along train debarkment point, right of way and close to exit.

False. height degree of lighting at debarkment
And close to exit.

8

T/F When dealing with cantenary lines dispatcher verifies
that they are now safe.

False. Railroad electrician

9

When using flashlight to halt train traffic what is the proper procedure?

Chest high and sweeping motion
4 ft across back and forth

10

There are 3 thing near the blue light,
What are they?

Power removal box ( pull down lever)
Telephone
Dry chem extinguisher

11

T/F the handset inside the box is a push to talk phone.

False. Hold the button once u let go call terminates.
PS dial 4 digit subway control center #
It also has 2 back up numbers

12

What color is the bag on the power removal box,
when it is OOS?

White bag red lettering
PS. Same as LSR bag

13

When using the blue light phone for a
Different exchange. What is the
Formula?

Dial access code + four digit number#
Ex. 2 +4

14

The blue light phone makes what kind of sound?

Buzz intermittently

15

T/F T he LCC will relay to the chief the 7 digit
blue light phone #.

False

16

T/F Contact shoes are found on 1 side of the car?

False

17

T/F For emergency car door controls for older cars lift the
seat and push down the handle and slide door into
pocket.

False. Pull up handle

18

What type of extinguishers are found at
power removal boxes?

Dry Chem

19

Do all under river tubes have
wet standpipes?

Yes

20

Gate valves are located every _____ ft and
Section valves are located every _____ ft.

200ft
600 ft

21

What size is the hose connected to the gate valves?

1 1/2

22

No clearance signs, what do they look like?

Diagonal red and white stripes
PS same as the bag to put over
the phone when OOS.

23

T/F A prism shaped sign or the cluster of 6 white
lights id's emergency exits in subway tunnels?

False 5 white lights

24

Emergency exits without the standard lock, What
Tools do u use?

Vise grips and pliers

25

Who will be in charge of Overall Ops of a mass
evacuation of trains?

Overall=NYPD
Evacuation =FDNY

26

What does a red globe indicate?

May or May not have a clerk
Stairway closed at some point

27

What does a green globe indicate?

May or May not have a clerk
Open 24 hours

28

See through folder at the full time booth,
will contain what info?

Station map/emergency exits that service that station
List of stairways, all rooms and token booths in station
PS no list of standpipe outlets

29

How do u access HEET'S

1620 key
PA designated with red cylinder or red faceplate

30

Platform track signs are what color?

Red back ground and white lettering
Located at end of platforms

31

Manhattan bridge signs are installed on ____ at ____ft
Intervals and ____ above vehicle roadway.

Columns
400 ft
8ft

32

Subway emergency exits signs is ____ shaped with _____
lettering on ______ background and includes emergency
exit#.

Prism
White
Red

33

T/F 5- light clusters are also being installed.

False. Phased out

34

How many inched are prism shaped signs?

32

35

T/F Padlocks and locks can be accessed with
a 1620 key.

Key is obtained from token clerk

36

T/F Light train only the train operator
stays on board.

False
Train Operator and Conductor

37

T/F Small fires up to 3 extinguishers
can be used.

False
1 or 2

38

Who makes the decision to use
the light train?

Only Chief in charge

39

T/F In order to use a light train a
communication link must be
established?

True

40

Primary means of communication
on the light train is________?

Train operator radio

41

Is this the proper order of communication.
FD unit train radio
TA command center
FD borough dispatch
Chief in charge

Yes

42

T/F FD unit on the train has direct use of train
operators radio.

True

43

T/F The train operators radio is
not removable.

False

44

Progress reports from the light
train shall be given how often?

15 min

45

Light trains can be used to
investigate what type of
smoke condition?

MINOR smoke

46

All under river tubes have fans?

False

47

Most fans operate in ______ mode.

Exhaust

48

Newer type fans airflow can be reversed by
moving the damper?

Older type

49

Will fans be affected by
power removal?

No

50

Evacuation of passengers from under river tubes
should take place _____ from any fan operating
in the _____ mode.

Away
Exhaust
PS get away from exhaust

51

In a smoke condition it is best to evacuate
passengers along the _____ _____.

Track bed
That will be below the smoke

52

Cantenary wire _____ volts and is ____ current.

12000 volts
AC current
U need class A employee to ground

53

Is the 480 volt stand by power independent
of cantenary?

Yes

54

Application of water can be used when cantenary
and grounding in place?

3rd rail/ 480 volt standby and cantenary has to
be shut down
PS u can use fog even when residual static
electric is present

55

Use short bursts and maintain a minimum approach
of ____ ft to cantenary wires.

10 feet

56

The power source of ____ is independent of the
____ and_____.

480
Catenary and 3rd rail

57

How many phases phases of power
removal and grounding is complete?

2 phases

58

Are standpipes wet or dry in NYC
subway stations

Dry

59

What tool do u use to access the stainless
steel cabinet?

Standard subway emergency exit key

60

How do u open the metal box to access the
sound power phone, outlet jacks?

1620 key

61

T/F Sound power phone outlet jacks
are equipped with handsets?

False. Not equipped

62

A FF recognizes a Dry standpipe, who should
he relay that info to?

Engine officer AND ECC

63

Engine companies shall carry
what tools into the station?

2 1/2 hose
Standpipe kit
Subway emergency exit key
1620 key

64

The EED is ____[color] and is _____ ft long
And made of ______?

Yellow
7 ft
Fiberglass reinforced plastic

65

The. EED safe angle to the roadbed is ___ and it has a notch on 1 side.

70

66

Location of EED at under ground and ground level is________ .

1st blue light south of the south bound track
Typically within 50ft of platform end

67

EED at elevated stations is where?

Area of FULL time token booth

68

EED at under river tubes is where?

Base of emergency exits on both ends.

69

When using the EED, personnel must be assigned where?

Top and Bottom

70

Does the Airtrain have a conductor?

No. It is fully automated but do have controls
onboard that can be operates by Air train personnel.

71

T/F There is no cameras or surveillance and these trains
can not detect people or objects on guideway.

True

72

Are all Airtrain stations fully enclosed structures?

Yes
They also have fire protection,smoke/ heat detectors,
panel and phone.

73

Airtrain Where is the Blue light found______ and when u depress the power removal button it denergizes _______ tracks on the guideway.
PS for the length of station platform. A schematic if found in the box that shows the part of track that is denergized.

At each end of platform
Both tracks

74

T/F Headlights are found on both
front and rear of car. ( Airtrain)

False These railcars are set up like
regular cars.

75

Airtrain are comprised of _____# cars. Each car can
carry up to_____ people and reaches speeds of
______ mph.

1 to 4 cars
200 people
70 mph

76

Airtrains have how many doors?
Where is the emergency release handle?

4 sets for each car, 2 sets per side.
Handle is on both inside and outside
alongside the door.

77

T/F Airtrain If the emergency release handle is pulled
outside the station the train will stop and all doors
will open.

False Only the doors open on the
side with walkway.

78

T/F Airtrains have smoke and heat detectors,fire extinguishers
and intercoms?

False no heat detectors

79

Airtrain is there Blue light power removal boxes along
the guideway.

Yes

80

Airtrain center walkways are _____ feet wide between tracks.
side walkways are _____ feet wide also handrails are
_______ ft high.

5 1/2
2 1/2
3

81

Airtrain tunnel has how many emergency exits?

1

82

Airtrain Blue light power removal boxes are ____ ft?

800

83

Airtrain 3rd rail alternates on both sides of the track and
is made of fiberglass cover?

True

84

T/F Air train, presence of guardrail above parapet wall indicates that the 3rd rail is located between the tracks and there is a side walkway present?

False usually indicates.

PS no guardrail usually indicates 3rd rail on outside of tracks
PS at times walkway and 3rd rail located on outside of track adjacent to parapet wall

85

Airtrains power removal must be made through Who?

FD borough communication office
Via dept radio

86

T/F Company Officer ensures grounding straps are in
place on each side of operation before members
go on the guideway.

False IC

87

Airtrain at least 2 TL must be assigned
to all Airtrain incidents.

False, at least 1

88

T/F In most instances units will be able to
see the train on the elevated guideway.

False Units will have to rely on the
numbers marked on the columns.

89

Airtrain If a life is in peril,What is
the 1st thing that must be done?

Activate the blue light station power removal box

90

Airtrain Emergency in the station units should seek out the ______
on arrival.

Area Coordinator

PS he is not authorized to operate train

91

T/F Airtrain units go to emergency fire alarm
panel that is located at ground level on the
inside of the station.

False outside the station

92

Airtrain is broken down in between stations.
What is the primary method of removal?

Rescue train from front or back
or adjoining track.

93

Airtrain What is the primary means
of accessing the guideway?

The nearest overpass

94

T/F When operating from a high speed
roadway to access the guideway it will
always require complete closing of the
highway.

True

95

T/F Rescue train is brought up to the end of a
disabled train with customers, to allow customers
to walk through the train back into a station.

False. Reach train

96

T/F Bollards are 6ft high red and white reflective
indicator pole installed on all bollards to use
for ID of the hatchway for LIRR trains.

False Indicator pole is
installed onto 1 bollard.

97

T/F There is a repeater system in
all underground subway stations.

False. No Staten Island

98

What are the subway repeater channels?

14-15 both are 5 watts

99

What does the subway
repeater consist of?
4 things

Coax cables
Repeaters
Amplifiers
Street antenna { 1 street antenna per station}

100

Is the repeater system always on?

Yes

101

T/F Post radio is reliable when
communicating to below grade.

False unreliable

102

T/F when repeater is in use there
is no need for HT Relay.

False

103

T/F Test repeater channel at street level.

True

104

T/F Subway and building repeaters
can support
multiple messages transmitted
at the same time.

False
PS when a FF is operating on the repeater he must be teamed up with another FF on Channel 1.

105

T/F At major and minor fires operation the
company officer will determine
channel assignments.

False
Company officer for minor

106

T/F If the repeater fails HT communications on
FD Channel 14 and 15 are not possible.

True

107

FD unit is experiencing repeater problems.
Who shall they contact?

Borough communication office via dept radio
Include exact location or station.

108

T/F Single exit station stickers are on all entrances to stations that have one means of egress to get to the street. Egress is from one end of platform but there may be multiple stairways entrances leading to street from the end of platform.

True
PS yellow and black
pictorial 8x8 located at street level

109

Nolan rail cart comes with 2 ____ cam buckle straps
And 2 ____ ratchet straps to secure cart to apparatus.

Red
Yellow

110

To secure the Nolan to the
apparatus u use which straps?

2 yellow ratchet straps, essential

111

Nolan once u insert handles into sockets
u must secure them with a _____ pin.

Hitch

112

When connecting Nolan,
what angle do u use?

45 degrees
PS one slightly higher than other

113

Nolan, how do u ID the wheel lock?

1 wheel has a slide bolt
And red square in corner

114

Railcarts get deployed
on what signal?

Signal 7-5 ( all hands)
Doubtful or greater alarm

115

T/F When mounting Nolan onto hand truck
1st match green then orange section.

False orange then green

116

Secure the hand truck with ______ cam buckle strap?

Red

117

Nolan inspected when?

Periodically