Flashcards in AUC 207 + ADDENDUMS SUBWAY Deck (127):
T/F When u need to remove power and operate under a subway car u need to install wooden slippers on affected cars?
T/F the train operator knows when power is removed?
False, Not necessarily
Subway. When ordered to use the emergency exit. What is the 1st thing the officer must do?
check his TA emergency exit book to make sure they are on the correct line and track
Subway. HT communication from level to level is considered _________.
PS Straight line is fair to poor
When talking about HT relay do we use feet or yards?
ACRO We have rail YARDS not rail feet!
Subway. Additional members are placed how far when using CORE?
Subway.T/F In relay transmissions all members use the word "RELAY" in communications?
Ex. Ladder 4 to Ladder 4 roof relay.
Officer does not use the word relay he is Ladder 4
Subway. Can FF tools?
Subway. Provide what type of lighting at
train debarkation _______
right of way _______
close to exit ________
Cantenary lines, who verifies that the lines are now safe
When trying to halt train traffic. The light is to be held _____ and moved in a wide horizontal motion at least _______ ft.
Subway. Near the blue light there are 3 things taht u would find?
Power removal box
Dry Chem Extinguisher
PS The power removal box is a PUSH DOWN lever
Subway. T/F The handset inside the box is a push to talk phone. Also dial the four digit subway control center #
Must hold lever once u let go u lose the call.
PS there are 2 additional back up #'s
Subway. If there is a bag on the power
removal box stating OOS. What color is it?
White bag with Red lettering
PS just like our LSR Bag
Subway. When using the Blue Light phone for a DIFFERENT exchange. What is the formula?
Dial access code (2#'s) + four digit number
PS. a total of 6 numbers
PS same exchange just dial the last 4 digits
Subway. The blue light phone make what kind of sound?
Subway. The LCC will relay to the chief the 7 digit blue light telephone number?
Contact shoes are on 1 side of the car?
Emergency subway car doors, controls for older cars lift the seat and push down the handle and slide into the pocket?
Pull handle UP
What type of extinguisher are at power removal boxes?
Approx every 600 hundred feet
All under river tubes have wet standpipes?
Gate valves are located every ____ ft
Section Valves are located every _____ ft
600ft also power removal boxes
Subways. T/F Standpipes are equipped with 2 1/2 hose also adjustable fog AND straight stream nozzles?
1 1/2 hose
Subway "No Clearance Signs" look like what?
Diagonal red and white stripes
PS Train WILL hit you.
T/F A prism shaped sign or a cluster of 6 white lights ID's emergency exits in subway tunnels?
5 white lights
Subway emergency exits that do not have the standard shape lock, What tools do u use to open?
Vise-grips and pliers
U see smoke coming from a subway grating, It is usually an indication the fire is where?
in the set back in the tunnel vent
directly under the grating.
A fuel spill near a grating, What do u use?
3rd lengths of hose followed by foam
Petroleum leak in subway, What do u use to determine vapor concentration?
CORE T/F The OV has to be 50 yards from the LCC?
Within 50 yards
Subway 1st consideration on arrival?
Whether power is to remain on or off
Who will be in charge of OVERALL OPS at a mass evacuation of a subway?
PS fdny is in charge of evacuation procedures
Subway, What does a red globe indicate?
may or may not have a clerk and stairway closed at some point.
Subway, What does a green globe indicate?
may or may not have a clerk and is open 24hrs
The full time token booth has a clear folder, What info is in there? 5 things
list of stairways
list of all rooms
list of token booths in station
PS no location of standpipe outlets
How do u access the HEET'S
Platform ID track signs are what color?
red background and white lettering
PS located at end of platform
Manhattan bridge signs are installed on _____ at ____ foot intervals and _____ above the vehicle roadway.
Subway emergency exit signs are ______ shaped with _______ lettering on _______ background and includes emergency exit #.
T/F 5 light clusters are also being installed?
How many inches are the prism shaped signs?
T/F Subway padlocks and locks can be accessed with a 1620 key?
Key will be obtained from clerk
T/F Light trains only the train operator stays on?
Train Operator and conductor
How many extinguishers can be used to be considered a small fire?
1 or 2
Who makes the decision to use light train?
chief in charge
What is the primary source of communication on the light train?
Train Operator Radio
Put this in the proper order?
TA command center
FD Boro Dispatch
Chief in Charge
FD Unit Train Radio
FD unit Train Radio
TA Command Center
FD Boro Dispatch
Chief in Charge
T/F FD unit on the train has direct use of the train operators radio.
T/F The train operators radio is not removable?
Progress reports for light train shall be every _____.
Light trains can be used to investigate what type of smoke condition?
Do all under river tubes have fans?
Most fans operate in what mode?
Subway. Newer type fans airflow can be reversed by moving the damper?
Will subway fans be affected by power removal?
Evacuation of passengers from under river tubes should take place ______ from any fan operated in the ____ mode.
PS we walk away from exhaust
Subway. In a smoke condition it is best to evacuate along _________
it may be below the smoke
Cantenary wires ____ volts and is of AC current.
Is 480 volt stand by power independent of cantenary?
Application of water can be used when cantenary and the grounding of cantenary is in place?
U need 3rd rail,480 volt stand by and power to cantenary to be shut down.
PS u can use fog even when residual static electricity is present.
Use short bursts and maintain a minumum approach of ______ feet to cantenary wires?
PS just like circle of danger with chain saw.
Subway. The power source for ______ is independent of the ______ and ______.
cantenary and 3rd rail
T/F You can operate on the tracks once all power has been removed and grounded?
unless there is imminent peril to life
Subway. How many phases of power removal and grounding is complete?
Are standpipes wet or dry in NYC subway stations?
PS 4 inch pipe and 3 inch siamese
How do access the stainless steel cabinets in the subway?
Standard subway emergency exit key
How do u access the sound power telephone jacks?
Are the sound power phone jacks equipped with head sets?
A FF recognizes a dry standpipe in the subway who should he relay this info to?
engine officer AND ecc
Engine companies shall carry what into the stations?
length of 2 1/2
subway emergency exit key
The EED is _____ (color) and is ______ ft and made of ________.
fiberglass and reinforced plastic
The EED safe angle to the road bed is _______.
PS notched on 1 side
Location of the EED at underground and grade level is ______ and elevated stations is _____.
1st blue light phone south of the south bound track.(typically within 50 ft of platform).
Elevated stations by the full time token booth
EED at under river tubes is found where?
Base of emergency exit on both sides
T/F When using the EED FF's are positioned at the bottom.
Top and Bottom
Does the Airtrain have a conductor?
But do have controls
T/F There is no cameras or surveillance equipment and these trains can not detect people or objects on the guideway.
Are all airtrains fully enclosed structures?
PS they do have ire protection, smoke and heat detectors and panel.
Airtrain blue light phone is located where?
at each end of the platform
PS when power is removed it removes power on both sides of the tracks
T/F Airtrains have headlights on the front and rear of each car.
head and tail lights
Airtrains are comprised of how many cars______. Each car can carry up to ______ people. It reaches speeds of _____ mph.
1 to 4 cars
Airtrains have _______ doors and the emergency release handle is located __________.
4 sets for each car (2 on each side)
Handle is located on inside and outside alongside the door.
T/F Airtrain. The emergency release handle is pulled outside the station the train will stop and all doors will open.
only the doors with the walkway open
Airtrain, do they have smoke and heat detectors,fire extinguishers and intercoms?
no heat detectors
Airtrain are there blue light power removal boxes along the guideway?
Airtrain center walkways are _____ ft wide between the tracks. Side walkways are _____ ft wide. Also handrails are ____ ft high.
Airtrain tunnel has how many emergency exits?
Airtrain blue light power removal boxes are located every _________ ft.
T/F Airtrain 3rd rail alternates on both sides of the tracks and is made of fiberglass cover.
T/F Airtrain. the presence of the guardrail above the parapet wall of the elevated guideway indicates that the 3rd rail is located between the tracks + a side walkway is present.
T/F Airtrain. When there is no guardrail visible it usually indicates that the 3rd rail is on the outside of the tracks + walkway is between the tracks
PS at times both walkway and 3rd rail will be on the outside of the tracks adjacent to parapet wall.
Airtrain power removal must be made through who?
F.D. Boro Communications Office via dept radio
Airtrain. T/F Company officer must ensure the grounding straps are installed on both sides of the operation.
Airtrain. At least ______ tower ladder(s) must be assigned to all airtrain incidents.
In most instances units will be able to see the airtrain on the elevated guideway?
units must depend on the column #.
Airtrain. if life is in peril what is the 1st thing the officer must do?
activate the blue light station power removal box.
Airtrain in an emergency who is the person u must seek out _____________.
PS he is not authorized to operate the train
Airttrain. T/F units go to the Emergency fire Alarm Panel which is located at ground level on the inside of the station.
outside the station
Airtrain is broken down between stations, what is the primary method of passenger removal?
rescue train to the front or rear or adjacent track.
What is the primary means of accessing the guideway for the airtrain?
Airtrain T/F When operating from a highway to access the guideway this will always require complete closing of highway.
T/F Rescue Train is brought up to the end of a disabled train with customers to walk through the train back into the station.
PS recue train is when the trains takes u back
Bollard are 6ft high red and white reflective indicator pole installed on all bollards to use for ID of the hatchway for LIRR Trains.
Attached to one bollard
There is repeaters installed in all underground subway stations?
no Staten Island
What are the subway repeater channels?
14 and 15 both are 5 watts
What does the subway repeater consist of?
Is the subway repeater always on?
T/F Subway. Is the post radio reliable when communicating to below grade?
T/F When the repeater is in use there is no need for HT relay.
Where do test the subway repeater?
at street level
Building and subway repeaters can handle multiple messages transmitted at the same time?
PS when member is operating on repeater the other member must be on command channel 1.
T/F At minor and major incidents the company officer will determine channel assignments.
T/F If the repeater fails HT communication on FD Channel 14+15 are not possible.
FD unit is experiencing repeater problems. Who should they contact?
Boro Communication Office via Dept radio
include exact location and station.
T/F Single exit station stickers means there is only 1 stairway entrance.
False multiple entrances but has only 1 egress on one end of the platform
Single exit station stickers are _____ background with ____ pictoral and are ______ size
PS located on station entrance signs at street level
Nolan rail cart comes with 2 _______ cam buckle straps and 2 _____ ratchet straps to secure the cart to apparatus.
To secure the Nolan to the Apparatus use which straps?
2 yellow ratchet straps
Nolan once u insert the handles into the sockets u must secure them with a ______ pin.
When connecting the Nolan what angle do u use?
PS one side slightly higher than the other
How do u ID the wheel lock on the Nolan?
1 wheel has a slide bolt and has a red square in the corner.
Rail carts get deployed on what signal?
7-5 (all hands)
Doubtful or greater alarms
T/F Stretchers and stokes area allowed to stretch over the front/rear or the sides of the Nolan.
False only the front/rear
When mounting the Nolan onto the hand truck 1st match green then orange section?
Orange the Green
Nolan secure the hand truck with ______ cam buckle straps.
Nolan is inspected when?