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31

Who is the contact person with the passenger manifests for all Amtrak trains?

Conductor

32

The Federal Railroad Administrations Title ___ provides and clarifies information regarding emergency preparedness equipment.

49

33

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

34

What is the best way to remove passengers from a Railcar due to tool breakage and failure.

Emergency exits and windows

35

What is usually the best tool for accessing patients and victims at derailments?

Cutting torches

36

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

37

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

38

How much does an Talgo Amtrak window usually weigh?

77 pounds and can be broken with a pick headed axe at marked locations

39

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

40

Interior doors between cars have what type of glass?

Tempered Glass

41

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 saw
Reciprocating saw

42

Rotary saws with metal cutting blades require what to be in place prior to cutting operations through windows?

Charged hose lines

43

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)

44

The center portion of the car top on an Amtrak Talgo train carries electrical lines at what voltages?

110 volts
480 volts

45

You should avoid cutting near the corners of an Amtrak Talgo train to avoid what?

HVAC equipment

46

What type of Amtrak train is a two-story design with sleeping quarters?

Amtrak superliner

47

On the Amtrak Superliner, passengers can walk the length of the train on what level?

Upper-level

48

Emergency power on the Amtrak superliner is derived from onboard ____ ____ Storage batteries.

lead acid

49

Superliner dining cars are equipped with what three pieces of equipment?

1. Refrigeration
2. Compressor
3. Heating equipment

50

Which cars can be uncoupled from a superliner?

Locomotive
Dining cars

51

Superliner Amtrak train cars are designed to withstand speeds of _____ mph.

100

52

On a Superliner, what tools should you use to open or force entry in end doors?

Hydraulic tools

53

What might be the most important tool to perform rescue on a superliner?

Ground ladders, so you can reach upper decks.

54

What are the two type of freight cars?

Non-insulated boxcars
Insulated box cars and refrigerated cars

55

Refrigerated freight cars contain the diesel fuel tank with approximately ____ gallon diesel supply.

150 gallon

56

What is a good way to identify non-insulated freight boxcars?

Car door sits on the outside, Proud of the cars side.

57

Newer insulated Freight cars may have the ____ style door that is flush with the exterior of the car to give a smooth surface appearance.

Plug

58

When fighting fire on a freightcar, You should wet down the outside and look for what?

Boiling water

59

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
3/4" plywood

60

You should cut at least how deep to reach the interior of a freightcar?

4 inches

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