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Inspection Items

1. Handhold clearance - Minimum 2 1/2" vertical, 2" horizontal. (231.29 & 231.30)

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2. Are grab irons properly secured and vertical handholds painted a contrasting color? (231.29 & 231.30)

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3. Steps - Tight & free of cracks, toe plate properly positioned. (Min height of 6" above top of step tread). Step edge fainted a contrasting color. (231.29 & 231.30)

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4. Pilot height - Min 4" ATR Max 6" ATR. (X-2400-15/229.123)

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5. Side bearing clearance - Not permitted to run in contact - Min. clearance 1/32" per side - and side to side not to exceed 1/2" total. (229.69)

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6. Handrails and stanchions - secured properly and no cracks. (231.45)

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7. Brake shoes aligned with wheel, not overriding. (229.57, SMR X-1500-25)

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8. Brake cylinders piston travel - Must provide clearance when brakes are released. Max. travel 6", under slug max. travel 2 1/2". (SMR 1700-01/229.55)

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9. Traction Motor - Leads clamped with all required carbody clamps, and not fouling frame. Insulating sleeves in place, secured with required clamps and free of holes. All covers in place & leads free of oil accumulation. (229.45)

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10. Are all traction motor air ducts in place and free from holes or cracks? (229.45)

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11. Is sanding system operational (229.131) with no leaks & no holes in the hoses.

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12. Are drain valves functional and in automatic position? Are air dryers and heaters operating properly? (229.46)

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13. Are MU cables in acceptable condition and properly secured? Are all MU pins in place and not burned, covers intact and springs not broken? (229.89)

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14. Do emergency fuel cut-off switches operate properly and labeled? (229.93)

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15. Are flange lube sticks aligned and functional? (SMR X-1400-17)

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16. Have all train line hoses been properly applied, within date, and C/O valve handles painted contrasting color? (X-1000-06, X-9500-06, W-9693, A1105)

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17. Do MU valve handles lock in open and closed position? (229.45)

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18. Make visual inspection of couplers, draftgears and supports. (229.61, X-2700-05)

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19. Was fuel tank properly cleaned? (X-9000-02)

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20. Is locomotive free from air leaks? (X-1000-06, 229.59)

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21. Is locomotive free from fuel leaks? (229.45)

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22. Is locomotive free from oil leaks? (229.45)

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23. Is locomotive free from water leaks? (229.45)

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24. Is locomotive free from exhaust leaks? (229.43)

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25. Is air compressor room and main generator room free of oil, water, waste or obstruction that creates a slipping/tripping hazard? (229.119)

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26. Have carbody & engine been washed? {X-9000-02 & X-9000-04 (184PM)}.

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27. Are walkways free of oil/sand/debris/obstructions? (229.119)

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28. Have engine & main generator sumps been properly cleaned? (229.119)

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29. Is air compressor discharge pipe properly insulated? (229.41)

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30. Do carbody door latches and hinges operate properly? (229.45)

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31. Have sand trap compartments been cleaned? (X-9000-02 & 04)

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32. Are all fluid levels at the proper level? (X-1700-01)

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33. Are crossover ramps up and secured? (229.119 & X-1700-02)

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34. Are crossover safety chains in good order and properly applied? (229.119 & X-2500-10)

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35. Is hand brake operable, inspection in date & noted on Blue Form? (232.105)

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36. Do all locomotive lights function properly? (229.125 & 229.127)

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37. Are all protective covers in place and applied properly? (229.41)

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38. Are batteries properly blocked, serviced and washed as required? (X-8500-02)

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39. Seats - Inspect all cab seats for defects and proper operation. (229.119)

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40. Have cab seat tracks been cleaned & lubricated if required? (X-2400-01)

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41. Window Glass - FRA approved type only. (223.9 & 223.11) Not scratched or broken and properly cleaned. (229.119 & X-9000-02)

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42. Is all window weather stripping in place and in good condition? (X-2400-22)

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43. Are all required cab and engine decals/plates in place & legible? (X-2400-08, X-9500-06, Danger-High Voltage - 229.85, EPA required E-425-02)

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44. Do the sliding windows move freely, latch securely and are the stops applied?

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45. Do wipers operate properly and motor covers applied? (X-2400-20, 229.41 & X-2400-08)

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46. Do alarm bell and crossing bell operate properly? (229.115 & 229.129)

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47. Is toilet room door seal in good condition, modesty lock applied and functional? (X-2100-03 & 229.137)

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48. Is toilet room vent routed and/or operating properly? (229.137)

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49. Is toilet bowl and compartment clean and no foul odor present? (229.139)

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50. Does toilet operate properly? (229.139)

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51. Has cab been properly cleaned? (229.119)

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52. Are fire extinguishers secured and valid till next Q? (X-9400-01)

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53. Are electric locker seals & insulation in place and in good condition? (E-2400-12)

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54. Does HVAC system operate properly? (229.119)

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55. Are all holes in cab and toilet room walls sealed to ensure required temperature range in the cab? (229.119)

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56. Is cab floor and trim in good condition? (229.119)

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57. Is ice box door, latch, mounting, hinge & drain in good order? (W-9132)

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58. Are all traction motors cut in with the TMCO sealed? (X-1700-01)

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59. Are speed indicator, speed probes, event recorder, DBCO, CS/TCCO, PTC (if applicable) and GPR properly sealed? (W-9273)

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60. Are radio and HTD properly secured? (X-8000-01)

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61. Are cab door seals, latches and hinges in good condition? (229.119)

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62. Do all cab door locks function and positively lock? (W-9066)

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63. Is unit clear of low voltage grounds? (W-9071)

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64. Is Blue Form properly filled out, dated and displayed? (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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65. Are all hose and pipe clamps and brackets properly applied? (229.45)

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66. Have all work report items been properly signed and verified by a supervisor?

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67. Have all outstanding incidents been repaired & cleared OMIH/CMOR?

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68. Have all lab alerts been cleared on this locomotive? (OMOL)

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69. Have all dynamic work items been completed in the OMSW screen and the OMLW screen dates up dated?

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70. Review wheel reports (OMWH). Review prior Q shopping wheel report and access if additional reading required to determine compliance. (X-1400-02 & 229.75)

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71. Have all hot modifications been completed per CMO instructions?

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72. Is APU functional and switch in proper position? Is exhaust piping secure and vented outside of engine compartment? (X-1700-03 & 229.43)

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73. Verify horsepower (if possible).

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74. 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.