Audit

Inspection Items

1. Are horn and bell inspected for damage and defects. Per W-2102?
WARNING: DO NOT ACTIVATE HORN WHEN EMPLOYEES ARE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY. INSURE ALL ARE IN SAFE AREA WHEN HORN IS ACTIVATED, AND ONLY IN AREAS WHERE HORNS ARE PERMITTED TO BE ACTIVATED.

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2. Are all (lead and trail) 2 Way Telemetry Equipment (HTD) tested and functionality verified per SMR X-2400-18 and W-2122?

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3. Are crossing warning lights being checked for physical defects and proper operation? W-2137

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4. Are speed indicators in lead and trail units being checked for speed indications as units are being moved and units with indicator problems qualified? W-2139

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5. Are safety control devices being checked for proper operation, with wheels chocked or hand brake on? Following time out of safety control devices, did the brake pipe pressure reduce at a service rate and did the brakes apply on all locomotives in the consist? W-2141

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6. Are jumper cables between units firmly secured in receptacles and cable hangers properly fastened? Are spare jumper cables secured in dummy receptacles? W-2175

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7. Are one of each type MU hose coupled between units in consist, properly cut in and free of any air leaks? W-2176

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8. Are cross boards in proper position and safety chains fastened with 6" maximum slack to ensure continuous barrier? W-2177

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9. Are all sanders operational from controls of leading unit in consist and correctly aligned? Are forward and reverse directions checked for sand delivery? W-2178

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10. Was an operational test made of the independent brake system using set-up and release? W-2179

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11. Was an operational test made of the automatic brake system in consist by making service reduction, actuation release (bail off), further service reduction and brake release? W-2179

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12. Was brake leakage test performed on consist before dispatching? W-2179 (No more than 3 pound leakage per minute).

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13. Was an emergency application of the brake system performed to insure automatic sanding and P.C. switches are operating properly? W-2179

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14. Was section 1 of the Locomotive and Train Brake Test Certificate, form BTC100MT (latest revision) completed and placed on the control stand in the lead locomotive? W-2179

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15. Is consist being checked in DB operation? Is proper number of traction motors cut in during operational check? W-2180

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16. Is the proper number of available dynamic brake axles being calculated and annotated on section 5 of the Locomotive and Train Brake Test Certificate? W-2180

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17. Are both front and rear headlights operating properly when turned on and both respond to dimming control from lead unit? W-2181

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18. Are all units in consist responding to throttle movements when loading in both directions? W-2182

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19. Is each unit in consist supplied with one each, hammer, 18" hose wrench, chisel and red flag? W-2183

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20. Is each unit in consist supplied with a minimum of six and a maximum of twelve fusees? W-2183

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21. Is each unit in consist supplied with one each "E" and "F" spare knuckle and properly secured? W-2183

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22. Is each unit in consist supplied with the proper number of tags placed in torpedo compartment? W-2183
- 3 Non-compliance tags
- 3 Inoperative Dynamic Brake tags
- 6 Bad Order / Movement of Defective Car tags

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23. Is each unit in consist supplied with one each Conductors car repair report, CSX form 1114EC placed with locomotive daily inspection / work report form? W-2183

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24. Is each consist supplied with one car chain on proper holders? W-2183

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25. Is each unit in consist supplied with 1 each spare trainline hose? W-2183

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26. Are lead units of consist being supplied with ice if unit is equipped with an ice box? W-2183

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27. Are lead units of consist supplied with 6 each crew packs and 6 eight oz. bottles of drinking water per crew member? W-2183

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28. Are circuit breakers in proper position for lead/trail? W-2186 (SMR Appendix A)

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29. Are Control/FP, ER and GF switches on control stands of all trailing units in consist placed in "OFF" position? W-2186

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30. Are all independent brake handles in "OFF" position on all trailing units? W-2186

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31. Are all automatic brake valve handles placed in "HANDLE OFF" position on all trailing units? W-2186

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32. Is the FRA Blue Card form and air card properly completed, signed and dated? (229.23)
When applicable 184 day Q sticker must be applied to Blue Form holder and Mechanical Department Log Form 480-9000007-1 must be completed.

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33. Are all doors and windows closed on each trailing unit of consist? W-2186

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34. Are cab heaters turned on in all trailing units of consist during the months of September through April? W-2186

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35. Are reverser lever handles on all trailing units in consist removed and placed in proper holders? W-2186

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36. Are all locomotives being shut down when ambient temperature is 28 degrees or above? W-2186

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37. If unit is equipped with an APU/ERM are the following switches in the proper positions: W-2191
- Is APU in "Auto cycle" on the APU control cabinet?
- Is ERM circuit breaker closed/on?
- Is APU battery charger circuit breaker (on the APU) on?
- Is ERM status light in the cab either red or green and not flashing?

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38. List separately any identified FRA defects not covered in this checklist.

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.