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Train Handling Quiz 1
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1. At stations where brake tests are required, train brakes must not be [blank] until proper signal is received.

2. During normal operation, it is unnecessary to move the throttle or other controls [blank], except in emergency situations.

3. The throttle should be advanced in accordance with indication of the [blank] to provide uniform acceleration of train until desired speed is attained.

4. All passenger equipment should be in graduated release operation. Therefore the brake pipe cut-off valve used with the
30A-CDW equipment should be in the [blank] position.

5. Blended brake is a combination of dynamic brake and air brakes.

6. A [blank] brake reduction must be left applied while entraining/detraining at station stops.

7. Due care must be exercised in graduated release stops to avoid completely [blank] all of the train brakes making it necessary
to re establish brake cylinder pressure to complete the stop. Which may result in overshoots?

8. The independent brake valve handle must be kept [blank blank] whenever the AUTO BRAKE is in use, or the wheels may slide.

9. In addition to standing test of brakes on a passenger train, a [blank] brake test is required.

10. A running test must be made as soon as speed of train permits but not exceeding [blank] MPH.

11. The train operator is NOT responsible to properly control the slack in the train.

12. What must the train operator do during winter weather?

13. An excessive number of applications and releases without allowing enough time for recharge can result in:

14. Cycle braking is applying, releasing and reapplying [blank].

15. When braking, make a reduction of [blank] the previous reduction if the system is not fully recharged

16. Why don't we actuate GO trains?

17. When starting and stopping a train, move the throttle [blank].

18. Use of the [blank] brake will cause excessive slack action in a moving train.

19. If the alerter becomes inoperative en route, may the train proceed?

20. When braking, what must train operators ensure, to avoid losing the ability to initiate an EMERGENCY BRAKE application?
Brake pipe pressure should not be allowed to drop below [blank].

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