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Brakemen's Examination - 1993 - Part Two


Q.16 - A train is moving in front of you going from your left to your right side. As a brakeman you desire to board that train. Which will you do:

Q.17 - When uncoupling a car from the train which is the best or correct practice:

Q.18 - A runaway car can most likely be stopped:

Q.19 - A piece of traction equipment with motorized axles towed in a train without air hose couplings, should:

Q.20 - In a reverse movement trailing through a spring switch, the train breaks in two and an emergency stop is made part way through the switch. As brakeman, what should you do:

Q.21 - As a brakeman on a caboose at night in a reverse movement, you drop your lantern. What should you do:

Q.22 - If coming into a station in a normal, forward movement you see that the engineer is going to miss the mark for stopping, what should you do:

Q.23 - Setting or taking a 20 pound reduction refers to:

Q.24 - The best way to secure a cut of cars on a grade is:

Q.25 - A train should not be boarded or alighted from if moving over 6 mph unless:

Q.26 - An automatic slack adjuster on a car is to:

Q.27 - If the brakes won't release on a particular car when all the proper procedures have been performed and it appears that the brake system is in an over charge situation, what should be done:

Q.28 - When riding on the side of a box car as an end car in a reverse movement train, as a brakeman, what should you be observant of and what procedures should you have followed:

Q.29 - The purpose of a DERAIL is:

Q.30 - If a train is not charged and there is still some air in the system from previous use, what condition of the train can be expected:

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