Flashcards in COG RR Chap 5 - Sheet1 Deck (62)
DO NOT enter railroad property without the permission and assistance of a _______, except during emergencies.
railroad company escort
Track beds are uneven and unstable due to ____ and ____.
Where are hose lines placed when digging out ballast?
Switch points move in _ to _ seconds.
1 to 5 seconds
Can Department personnel operate switches? Yes or No?
What is the only safe thing to do if a train approaches while operating near tracks?
clear of the right-of-way
What must personnel do if they cannot clear the right-of-way in time?
enter refuge areas
Where is the refuge areas near the tracks?
lie between two sets of tracks
Where is the refuge area if in the tunnel?
lie in the corner where the floor and wall meet
People are often struck by a ____ ____ while they are avoiding the train they originally saw.
How many feet should be left between you and the end of any standing train, car, or locomotive?
What is the safe distance from passing trains and equipment?
Can Department personnel move locomotives or cars?
When can units enter the track areas?
Incident Commander has confirmed that all trains are stopped
DO NOT place any apparatus or equipment within _____ of the centerline of the ______ track.
15 feet; nearest
What must be provided by the Fire Department if the owner/operator of the tracks cannot be reached to confirm that trains have been stopped?
Where are the lookouts posted?
each end of an incident
Before working near, on, or under any train that is not derailed, make sure the ____ ___ is set on at least ___ cars and that those cars are chocked
hand brake; two
What sides of a wheel are to be chocked?
Hand brakes are only to be released by ____ ___.
Who must be informed that brakes have been applied and wheels ckocked?
What must be shut down on passenger trains before working under or between any passenger cars or locomotives?
head-end or ground power
How can Department personnel shut down engines on a locomotive?
one of the fuel shut-offs
Where are the fuel shut-off located on a locomotive?
both sides of the locomotive or on the cab fire wall
Can water be applied down a diesel-electric locomotive exhaust stack during a stack fire?
When operating on a damged tank car, utilize emergency response unit ____ and not the ____ attached to the ___.
ladders; ladder; tank
Twisted rails tend to return to their ____ ____ when released
When an incident involves Amtrak's catenary system, no units are to enter the track area until ____ ____ has been removed and an onsite employee _____ the system.
overhead power; grounds
Current in lines can arc up to ____ ___.