Flashcards in Under river Rail Ops Deck (42):
Are under river tubes standpipe systems wet or dry?
Under river are wet
NYC subway standpipes are DRY
Where would you find sound powered phone jacks at under river tubes?
At standpipe outlets
Do repeaters work in emergency exits at under river tubes?
There are no antennas in the emergency exits and no repeater coverage inside most EE
What is the primary method for moving non ambulatory patients out of under river tubes?
At under river ops what is the order of removal for patients?
2. Non ambulatory victims
3. Dis entanglement extrication
4. Black tag
When an emergency exit is being used at subway or under river incident who has preference of using the stairs?
The evacuating passengers
What should be done if the emergency exit has two sets of stairs?
Make one evacuation and one attack
Can we use a rescue train on the same side of the tracks as incident?
If your going to use a rescue train at under river incident what has to be done to it before using it?
Has to be swept for secondary devices by law enforcement
What is the primary function for moving patients and equipment at under river rail?
At a under river rail incident who is responsible to set up the HT relay?
First ladder co
At under river rail incidents what 4 things could be used to pinpoint your location ?
Blue lt power removal boxes
Where else at under river rail tubes would you find live electrical lines besides the third rail?
Above on the ceiling
Does the 1000 volt lines that run through the ceiling of tubes at under river tubes get power removal when the third rail power is removed?
No remains on
What are indications of train movement?
Increased noise level and powerful train movement
A distant light reflecting on running rails
Vibration on the tracks
In most cases at a under river where will incident command post be located?
At the station closest to the tunnel in the borough of the first arriving deputy chief
If ventilation fans are being used at under river tubes which way should passengers be removed?
Evacuation should take place away from any fan operated in exhaust mode
At under river ops if we're using exhaust fans in the tube what's the best way to use them?
If possible exhaust smoke away from evacuating passengers by using one fan in exhaust mode and another in supply mode
Where at under river tubes are the blue lights power removal found?
Every 600 ft
Acronym. SUBWAY 6 letters = 600ft
What must all units operating at under river rail ops bring with them besides there normal tool assignment ?
APR adapter and canisters
At under river ops where would you find EED's?
At both ends of each under river tube at the base of emergency exits
Also first blue light south of the station on the south bound track
At under river rail ops who would u be able to communicate with when using the blue light phone?
TA train master
Phone in token booth nearest the station
Can a blue light phone be used to call outside the system?
No but can receive calls from outside
What shall a company do at a subway that is suspected of being a serious incident ?
Take a defensive position
At under river ops what does the Tube look like?
Tubes are cylindrical in shape and are constructed of brick concrete and tubular cast iron
How wide are most tubes at under river rail?
14to 19 ft wide
Only large enough to have one track
Where should you evacuate people at under river tubes?
Outside running rails opposite third rail
Does the third rail change from side to side at under river tubes?
Should we evacuate people between running rails in under river tubes?
No unsafe the drainage trough
Do most under river tubes have access to adjacent tubes?
Where would you find the last emergency exit at under river tubes?
Tunnel to tube transition
At under river rail when can units enter the tube?
When proper hazard assessment has been done and approval of IC
at under river rail incident what are the first alarm ladder company responsible for?
Size up assist victims self evacuating
Verify location and nature of the accident
Determine how many people are in need of assistance
Establish communications through HT relay
At under river tubes are there ventilation fans or duct work in the tubes themselves ?
What kind of ventilation do all NYC under river tubes have?
Reversible fans at both ends usually in the vicinity of emergency exits near the water
When responding to under river rail what are some indications of a serious incident ?
Dispatcher receives info from several sources possibly from both sides of the tube.
One or more trains stuck in the tube
Reports of numerous sick or overcome passengers
How wide are most under river tubes?
14 to 19 ft only wide enough for one track
Which emergency stair would be easier to evacuate people from?
Where should members be familiar with emergency exits for subways?
In there response area
When using subway Emergency exits what method should we use to light up stairs?
Where is it most common to find cross overs?
At track level