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7. A.-When on duty in or about passenger stations or in passenger cars.

8. A.—Yes.
9. A.—Yes.
10. A.-Yes.

Answers to Definitions

11. A.—A locomotive propelled by any form of energy.

· 12. A.—An engine, or more than one engine coupled, with or without cars, displaying markers.

13. A.-A train authorized by a time-table schedule.

14. A.–One of two or more trains running on the same schedule, displaying signals, or for which signals are displayed.

15. A.–A train not authorized by time-table schedule.

16. A.-Two; extra, and work extra. “Extra,” for any extra train, and “work extra” for a work train.

17. A. -A train having precedence over another train.

18. A.–A train given precedence by train order.

19. A.-A train given precedence by timetable.

20. A.–A train given precedence in the direction specified in the time-table as between trains of the same class.

21. A.—The authority for the movement of regular trains subject to the rules. It contains the classified schedules of trains with special instructions relating thereto.

22. A. —That part of a time-table which prescribes class, direction, number, and movement for a regular train.

23. A.—That portion of a railway assigned to the supervision of a superintendent.

24. A.-A part of a division so designated on the time-table.

25. A.-A track extending through yards and between stations, upon which trains are operated by time-table or train order, or the use of which is controlled by block signals.

26. A.-A main track upon which trains are operated in both directions.

27. A.—Two main tracks, upon one of which

the current of traffic is in a specified direction, and upon the other in the opposite direction.

28. A.-Three (or more) main tracks, upen any of which the current of traffic may be in either specified direction.

29. A.-The movement of trains on a main track, in one direction, specified by the rules.

30. A.-A place designated on the time-table by name, at which a train may stop for traffic; or to enter or leave the main track; or from which fixed signals are operated.

31. A.-A track auxiliary to the main track. for meeting or passing trains, limited to the distance between two adjoining telegraph stations.

32. A.—A signal of fixed location indicating a condition affecting the movement of a train.

33. A.-A system of tracks, within defined limits provided for the making up of trains, storing of cars and other purposes, over which movements not authorized by time-table, or by train orders, may be made, subject to prescribed signals and regulations.

34. A.–An engine assigned to yard service and working within yard limits.

35. A.-A person assigned to a train when the

engineman or conductor or both are not fully acquainted with the physical characteristics or running rules of the road, or portion of the road, over which the train is to be moved.

Standard Time

36. A.-Conductors and enginemen (and such others as may be designated).

37. A.-Before starting on each trip.

38. A.–One which has been designated as a “Standard Clock.”

39. A.–Once every twenty-four hours. 40. A.-Yes.


41. A.—The date and hour at which a new time-table will take effect is usually shown on the face of the time-table.

42. A.–Schedules of the new time-table take effect at their leaving time at their initial stations when such leaving time is the same or later than the time at which the new time-table takes effect, with the exception that in case the old and the new schedules correspond as required, the new

schedule will take effect the moment the new time-table takes effect.

43. A.–They must correspond in number, class, day of leaving, direction, and initial and terminal stations.

44. A.–Schedules on each division date from the time they are due to leave their initial stations. on such division.

45. A.-Not unless such schedules correspond as required by Rule. In case they do, a train authorized by the old schedule may use such schedule as far as it can, before the new timetable takes effect, after which it may continue to the end of its run on the new schedule.

46. A.—The last paragraph of Rule 4 means that not more than one schedule of the same number and day shall be in effect over any. portion of a division.

47. A.-No.
48. A.—The leaving time.

49. A.-Unless otherwise indicated it applies to the switch where an inferior train enters the siding; where there is no siding it applies to the place from which fixed signals are operated; where there is neither siding or fixed signals it

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