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Emergency Trip Stations contain a red mushroom button that is used to trip breakers in the TPSS to remove power from the third rail, that button shall be pushed...

Only when there is an imminent threat to life safety

1

Standpipes located within the metro system are typically located at intervals of...

200 feet

2

At a fire, collision or derailment in the right of way/track bed what unit is responsible for placing the first two WSAD's?

Rescue company

3

Warning Strobe and Alarm Devices are carried by Fairfax County Fire Department Vehicles and by Metro Transit Police. Who should be responsible for placing the WSAD's that are carried by Metro Transit Police in-service?

Metro Transit Police will not place WSAD's in-service, they will make WSAD's available to fire and rescue personnel who shall than place WSAD's in-service

4

What is the maximum number of cars in a consist?

8 (4 pair)

5

What are the three types of electrical power that are used by the metro system?

Traction power, AC power, battery power

6

All metro stations are equipped with a public address system. Where can the PA system be controlled from?

There are two microphones, one at the Kiosk and one at the OCC

7

Electrical current is received from the power company and converted to a lower voltage for use at the traction power substations. What is the current reduced to?

750 volts

8

Black-black is the metro radio system code for?

Collision or derailment

9

You are on-scene of a collision at one of the service yards. Who do you contact to shut down third rail power at the service yard?

The yardmaster

10

The warning strobe and alarm device (WSAD) will begin alarming at what voltage?

50-60 volts

11

WSAD's are designed to be placed no further than how many feet from the end of an emergency incident?

500 feet

12

The emergency tunnel evacuation cart is used to remove non-ambulatory passengers from the incident scene. What is the maximum number of passengers that the emergency tunnel evacuation cart can carry?

4 passengers

13

What is the length of a metro car?

75'

14

What is the smallest number of rail cars operating in the Metro system?

2

15

What type of key is used to open the end door of the metro car?

XX barrel key

16

What metro car doors do the passengers and emergency crews have the ability to open by using the manual pull handles?

Doors 3, 4, 9 and 10

17

At what intervals are hose valves located in the tunnels and station platforms?

200'

18

What is the length of metro station platforms?

600'

19

All subsurface station standpipes except _______ are wet systems.

Huntington

20

When contacting Metro, what information must fire and rescue personnel provide to OCC?

Their name and department, their location (station, chain marker or building address), reason for the call and what is requested

21

Where are the Emergency Trip Stitch boxes located along the Right-of-way?

Approximately every 800'

22

Who must be contacted prior to entering the Metro Right-of-way?

OCC

23

If command assigns you to operate on the Right-of-way with the assignment of blocking the interlock, how is this accomplished?

Placing a piece of cribbing (4"x4" or 6"x6") vertically between all of the affective switch points

24

A typical chain marker may read "K1_880+00", what does the 880+00 indicate?

The distance from the HUB

25

If the passengers cannot remain on the train, how must they be discharged?

Through the bulkhead doors

26

The preferred method of evacuating the train on an aerial structure is by way of door ________, if it is not over the third rail of adjacent to the side of the bridge.

9

27

Personnel equipped with flashlights and portable radios should be stationed as flaggers approximately _____ feet on each side of the incident.

750

28

What is the minimum response compliment of resources assigned to a structure or rail car fire, collision or derailment, at surface/above grade?

4 Engines, 2 Trucks, 2 EMS units (one must be ALS), Rescue Company, 2 Battalion Chiefs, Technical Rescue Unit, 1 EMS Supervisor

29

At the service and inspection yards is power supplied to rail cars so they can move in and out of maintenance buildings?

A Stinger clip is attached to a third rail collector shoe on the rail car

30

Chain markers are located at intervals of how many feet?

100 feet