LET Day 10 Review 5/14

  1. What are you required to do if you encounter an unattended burning fusee near the track, unless the fusee is beyond the first rail of an adjacent track?
    • Restricted speed for 15 minutes once you reach restricted speed after seeing the fusee
    • ref 300.5e
  2. What is the speed on non-signaled sidings?
    • Restricted speed not exceeding 25 MPH
    • ref 300.4a
  3. What is the speed within a designated locomotive service track or car shop repair track area?
    • Restricted speed not exceeding 5 MPH
    • ref 300.4e
  4. What speed must you operate when using other than main or signaled tracks?
    • Restricted Speed
    • Stop within one-half the range of vision, short of a train, a car, on-track equipment, an obstruction, a stop signal, a derail, or an improperly lined switch
    • ref 300.4
  5. When moving to and from the main track, operating through hand-operated switches not equipped with a signal, what speed must you operate?
    • Restricted speed not exceeding 15 MPH
    • ref 300.4
  6. When not moving to or from the main track or operating through hand-operated switches, what speed must you operate?
    • Restricted speed not exceeding 10 MPH
    • ref 300.4
  7. What speed must you operate on other than main tracks or signaled tracks?
    • Restricted speed not exceeding 10 MPH
    • ref 300.4
  8. Unless the location is equipped with signals, trains must approach the end of two or more main tracks, junctions, drawbridges, and railroad crossings at grade prepared to stop until it has been determined that:
    • Switches, if equipped, are properly aligned
    • Track is clear
    • ref 302.1
  9. What are you required to do if you encounter a Warning Sign not covered by a dispatcher message or EC-1?
    • Proceed prepared to stop in two miles
    • Promptly report to Train Dispatcher
    • If no Conditional Stop Sign or Temporary Reduce Speed is encountered in two miles, train must operate at restricted speed for an additional mile
    • ref 304.7
  10. What are you required to do if you encounter a Conditional Stop Sign not covered by a dispatcher message or EC-1?
    • Stop immediately
    • Contact Train Dispatcher and be governed by their instructions
    • ref 304.7
  11. What are you required to do if you encounter a Temporary Reduce Speed Sign not covered by a dispatcher message or EC-1?
    • As soon as sign is visible reduce speed to 10 MPH
    • Report to Train Dispatcher
    • If not released by Train Dispatcher do not exceed 10 MPH until two miles after leading end of train passes Temporary Reduce Speed sign or the rear of the train passes a Temporary End Restriction sign
    • ref 304.7
  12. At the beginning of the tour of duty, there must be a minimum of ______________________ on each of the following:
    1. Lead locomotive of every train
    2. Rear car of passenger trains
    3. Shoving platforms
    4. Occupied caboose
    • Six red fusees and one red flag
    • ref 200.1
  13. Ring the locomotive bell before moving a locomotive that has been stopped one minute or more, and while:
    • 1. Approaching and passing passenger stations
    • 2. Approaching and passing over public crossing at grade
    • 3. Moving through tunnels
    • 4. Approaching persons on or around the track structure
    • 5. Approaching and passing roadway workers identified by white or orange hard hats
    • ref 203.1
  14. What are you required to do if the horn fails on the lead locomotive while in route?
    • Notify train dispatcher or yardmaster
    • Move another locomotive with a working horn to the lead
    • Stop and protect all highway-rail crossings at grade
    • ref 203.4
  15. Which locomotive must have its number lights illuminated?
    • The locomotive identifying the train
    • ref 204.1
  16. When may the headlight be turned off?
    • Standing on a controlled track in signaled territory
    • Standing on a track other than a main track
    • On the end of the locomotive coupled to cars
    • ref 204.4
  17. What must you do to the headlight while standing on a main track in non-signaled territory?
    • Must be dimmed
    • ref 204.3
  18. If the headlight on the leading end of a train fails en route, notify the train dispatcher or yardmaster, and:
    • 1. Display a white light on the leading end at night
    • 2. Ring bell continuously when moving
    • 3. Sound horn frequently
    • 4. Reduce train speed when necessary to ensure safety
    • 5. Continue to next point whre it can be repaired
    • ref 204.5
  19. When must you check that both auxiliary lights are working?
    • Before departing the initial terminal
    • Must be on when headlight is required to be on bright
    • ref 204.6
  20. What must you do if auxiliary lights fail en route?
    • Contact train dispatcher or yardmaster
    • If one light fails, continue unrestricted until next calendar day inspection
    • If both lights fail do not exceed 20 mph over highway rail-crossings at grade and continue to next location where repairs can be made
    • ref 204.8
  21. The EOT marker must be:
    • Illuminated red or orange-amber light
    • Red or orange-amber light equipped with automatic activation
    • Red flag only when moving no further than the next repair point if a defective car prevents the placement of an illuminated marker
    • ref 205.2
  22. Before changing from hand, flag, or lantern signaling to radio signaling or from radio signaling to hand, flag, or lantern signaling, all crewmembers must:
    • Be notified
    • Acknowledge their understanding
    • ref 202.6
  23. On main track, signaled track, or sidings, what is the normal position for hand-operated switches?
    • Lined for movement on those tracks
    • ref 401.9
  24. On main track, signaled track, or sidings, what is the normal position for hand-operated crossover switches?
    • Lined for straight away movement
    • ref 401.9
  25. Trains must not enter a siding unless authorized by:
    • Signal Indication, or
    • Train Dispatcher
    • ref 503.4
  26. What conditions must the employee at the controls of the equipment announce by radio?
    • Any signal that requires the train to approach the next signal prepared to stop
    • Signal that requires operating at restricted speed
    • Entry into work limits
    • ref 503.10
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LET Day 10 Review 5/14
LET Day 10 Review