Flashcards in OG 6.16 Railroad Response Deck (65)
Who is the contact person with the passenger manifests for all Amtrak trains?
The Federal Railroad Administrations Title ___ provides and clarifies information regarding emergency preparedness equipment.
Amtrak passenger evacuation guide steps:
1. Move to the next car, back or forward in an Emergency
2. Exit through side entry/exit doors
3. Use emergency window exit
What is the best way to remove passengers from a Railcar due to tool breakage and failure.
Emergency exits and windows
What is usually the best tool for accessing patients and victims at derailments?
Simply inserting a _______ _______ _______ _______ into the exterior rubber window gasket or molding and removing the window may produce the fastest results for rescue on Amtrak Talgo trains.
Standard blade large screwdriver
Trapped but ambulatory persons on the Talgo train can be instructed to pull what to remove the window?
Red ring or handle at the emergency window exit
How much does an Talgo Amtrak window usually weigh?
77 pounds and can be broken with a pick headed axe at marked locations
The exterior passenger entry/exit doors have several very secure locking points and hardware. In this case, which doors should be forced?
1. The end door at the locomotive
2. Control car cab
Interior doors between cars have what type of glass?
Exterior car skin and supporting members may have to be cut at the window locations for victims access, what two tools can use to make a window cut on a Talgo train?
Rotary saws with metal cutting blades require what to be in place prior to cutting operations through windows?
Charged hose lines
On an Amtrak Talgo train, You should always avoid cutting what area?
Center portion of the car top (electrical and high pressure air lines for brakes)
The center portion of the car top on an Amtrak Talgo train carries electrical lines at what voltages?
You should avoid cutting near the corners of an Amtrak Talgo train to avoid what?
What type of Amtrak train is a two-story design with sleeping quarters?
On the Amtrak Superliner, passengers can walk the length of the train on what level?
Emergency power on the Amtrak superliner is derived from onboard ____ ____ Storage batteries.
Superliner dining cars are equipped with what three pieces of equipment?
3. Heating equipment
Which cars can be uncoupled from a superliner?
Superliner Amtrak train cars are designed to withstand speeds of _____ mph.
On a Superliner, what tools should you use to open or force entry in end doors?
What might be the most important tool to perform rescue on a superliner?
Ground ladders, so you can reach upper decks.
What are the two type of freight cars?
Insulated box cars and refrigerated cars
Refrigerated freight cars contain the diesel fuel tank with approximately ____ gallon diesel supply.
What is a good way to identify non-insulated freight boxcars?
Car door sits on the outside, Proud of the cars side.
Newer insulated Freight cars may have the ____ style door that is flush with the exterior of the car to give a smooth surface appearance.
When fighting fire on a freightcar, You should wet down the outside and look for what?
Insulated car tops normally consist of __" to __" steel skin and ___" of insulating material.The finish material inside the car is normally __" plywood.
1/8" to 3/16" Skin
4 inches insulation