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Examination of Section and Bridge Foremen and Signalmen in the Rules Canadian Pacific Railway Company 1950

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 Form 288
EXAMINATION ■   PAPER
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Canadian  Pacific  Railway Company
EXAMINATION OF SECTION AND BRIDGE FOREMEN AND
SIGNALMEN IN THE RULES
Name..
Place of examination and date..
Division..
District..
Result of examination..
Roadmaster, or B & B. M.  1
QUESTIONS FOR SECTION AND BRIDGE FOREMEN AND SIGNALMEN
1. Have you read and do you thoroughly understand the general notice and general rules?
2. Have you a copy of the Rules of this Company governing the employees of the operating department,
and do you fully understand the provisions that relate to your particular duties?
3.   Do you understand that you are required to have a copy of these rules and the current time table
accessible when on duty?
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4.   Do you understand that employees must be conversant with and obey the rules and special instructions?
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5. Where are special instructions to be found?
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6. What is expected of you when the meaning of any rule or special instruction is not clear to you?
7.   What is expected of you fvMen you know of a violation of any rule or special instruction?
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8. Do you understand that the use of intoxicants by employees while on duty is prohibited, and their
use, or the frequenting of places where they are sold, is sufficient cause for dismissal?
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9. Do you understand that the use of tobacco by employees, when on duty in or about passenger stations
or on passenger cars, is prohibited?
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10.   Do you understand that employees on <$uty must wear the prescribed badge and uniform and be neat
in appearance?
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11. Do you understand that when an employee leaves the service, all equipment supplied by the Company
must be returned, and that the Company reserves the right to withhold from the wages due
the employee, the value of such equipment not returned?
12. Do you understand that all accidents in<rolving injury to persons or damage to track, structures or
rolling stock, must be reported promptly by telegraph to the proper officer and confirmed by
mail, and that in case of injury to persons the names and addresses of as many witnesses as
possible must be obtained?
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^SIGNALS
45.    (a)   With what will employees whose duties require them to give signals, provide themselves? 2
(b)  In what condition must they be kept?
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46.    (a) What are used by day?
(b)  What are used by night?
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47_ When are night signals to be used?   >^^   ^^AjU   ^ *o   A. ^L^X.
48.    (a) What does red incficate?
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(b)  What does green indicate?
(c) What does yellow indicate?
(d)  What does green and white indicate? /&*-** 9~f
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49.    (a) When may a fusee on or near the track burning red be passed?
(b)  When burning yellow what does it indicate?
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12 (a)  Stop? <^*-tx^2
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(b)  Proceed?
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(c)   Back?
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(d)  Train has parted?
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53.   What do the following sounds of engine whistle indicate?
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(a)   One short?
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(b)  Two long?
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(c)   One long followed by three short?
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(d)  Four long?
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(e)   Five long?
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(f)   Three long?
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(i) Fourshort?   ^T^A^AEAAd
(k)  One long followed by two short? ^,    ^CnutC.   <x^^A~    *£ ^J^c^^O^ Tfc^*
(1)   Two long followed by two short?
(m) One long?
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(oi)   Two short followed hv one lone?
(o)   Two short followed by one long?
(p)  A succession of short sounds?
54.    (a)   What does the explosion of one torpedo indicate? ^?
(b) What does the explosion of two torpedoes not more than 200 and not less than 100 feet
indicate? ^ j>^JtU^*~>    rt    A*>  ^rt. ^^ *~~^ ^^ ^
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(c) Where must torpedoes not be placed? p^^_^^   ^^j t^iU.  ^^l^ 58.    (a)   What signals are required on rear of every train, as markers, by day?      t/O^^v^C&u-^^y -A^i*-*^
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(c)   What do markers indicate?
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59.   What do two green flags by day and in addition, two green lights by night on the front of an engine,
— indicate? ^^ _^^,   -e^y^ S*J>   ^—<*  ^£c  *~?^r<&°>
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ite lights by night on the front of an engine,
60.   What do two white flags by day and in addition, two
  indicate?
65.    (a)   "$fiat does a blue flag by day md a blue light by night displayed at one or both ends of an engine,
— car or train, indicate? ^ ^3^-       7   fg, _^   ^  ^^-^^ ^
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(b) When thus protected what is required?     -jf^( A^^-c^/ Vg^  -<!<_
(c) Who will display the blue signals and who alone is authorized to remove them?
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72.    (a)   What signals must watchmen stationed at public road crossings use?
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--<£iJCp' -£r~n*<Y f-x-£t/, 73.    In emergency cases when track is suddenly found defective how will employees be governed?
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74.
(a)   What does a yellow flag or a yellow light, placed beside the track on the same side as the Engineer   .
of an approaching train, indicate? ^JfC^J^^A^ As&~c/   3<rm £&jz<A'C^ t**^*^ C^>*^
(b)  What does a green flag or a green light placed beside the track on the same side as the Engineer
of an approaching train, at a point beyond the yellow flag or yellow light, indicate? ^^^
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(c)   How may a "slow" sign be used? ^C^t^^_   ^e^c^tt    o&UT ^^ J** *^
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90   (d)  What light must be attached to yard limit boards from sunset to sunrise?
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96.    (a)   If a rail is to be changed or the main track is otherwise unsafe for trains to pass over, do you
  understand the defective point-must be protected in both directions?
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(b) Under what conditions must Flagman go back at least 500 yards, ten telegraph poles? P*^ c^^^y
(c) Under what conditions must Flagman go back at least 1200 yards, 24 telegraph poles?
(d)  Under what conditions must Flagman go back at least 1800 yards, 36 telegraph poles?
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(e)   After going back a sufficient distance to insure protection, what must the Flagman do? •
(f)   How<3ong must Flagman remain in such position?''
(i)   On the approach of a train, what signals must a Flagman display and how use torpedoes?    Sty-^*^**^***
(j)   With what must Flagman be equipped for day time?       *&£/$* ^t^je^L /fa^*-*? <£ <3 "* ^ Sf  s**-<~
(k)  With what for night or when day signals are obscured? „ <££ ^Jt^i    Qta^     ^  tt^+jZq
100.   In what form should messages or orders respecting the movement of trains or the condition of track
  or bridges be given? .    .
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101.    (a)   What is indicated when the target of a switch is parallel with the main track or a green light
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(b) What is indicated when the target is at right angles to the main track or a red light displayed?
(c) How should switches be left after having been used?    ^ca^S ^fc-^ylb ~Cc ~$ ^> Ly^<^o/
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(f)   Must main track switches be locked and other switches secured?   ^yu>9 ,
(g)   After a switch is turned, what must be done to know that it is in proper position?    ^«C<_,
(h)  When a train is closely approaching, or passing over a switch, where must employees stand?
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(1)    How must derails on side tracks be set and secured?    C^yfiHA-dnn^    cASC^     irs^u^^*-^
(m) If a switch has been run through, what action must be taken?     Qf tt^ac^/'/^C ^^^r^-c^^^
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INTERLOCKING SIGNALS
DEFINITIONS AND INDICATIONS
266.   What is an Interlocking Plant? ^^d    /i^^^^^^^st^y'    fS -^^^^S i -^^C ^*-<^L
267.   What is an Interlocking Station?
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268. What are Interlocking Signals?   J^A^ ai^/L   ^^^       J d~    <^Jc^U^       j
269. (a)   What is a Home Signal? > x.
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(c)   How are signal indications given by night?^ vd^Aoi
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270.   (a)   What is a Distant Signal?   ^^.^^ J^p^a^   ^cc^c^C uA
(b)  How are signal indications given by day?
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(c)   How are signal indications given by nighf ?
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271.   What is a Dwarf Signal?
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272.   What is a Pot Signal?
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273.   What is a Route?
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RULES
274.    (a)   Do interlocking signals affect the movement of trains under time-table or train rules?
(b)  Do they dispense with the use or observance of other signals?
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SIGNALMEN
275.   What is the normal indication of home signals?
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276.   Who may use levers or other operating appliances?
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277. (a)   In what position must signal levers be kept?   ^^     s   c^l^/^jC^     &^*-<~i^f  ^^—-
(b)  When must signals not be set for any route?     y^^jt^^ Ct^^-c^ <n,   ^-^—f  —^=> ^^^L_
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278. (a)   When route is clear how must delays to trains be avoided?.ya^^f-yt^L^    ?x^€j<L^ ^4L
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(b)  When must levers be tested?
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279.    (a)   When must a signal be restored to normal indication?   ^^   ^^^y^   &~o   (f^- A^  tZcS^ #->
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(b)  How must signal be changed after the passage of each train or engine?    PA~   ^2^s^^tJt /t^^c^
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(c)   How will a following train be^governed?
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280.   What must be done when necessary to change any route for which signals have been cleared for an
— approaching train or engine?^^^^  ^^^^^^t^-^^ ^—fe^
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281.   When must a switch or facing point lock not be moved?
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282.    (a)   How must levers be operated?    ^^^.^^L,^^     +^-^JL    ?-r-C^      c^^y^ir^^^
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(b)   If any irregularity, indicating disarranged connections, is detected, what must be done?
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283.    (a)   What must be done to prevent connections from freezing?
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(b)  May salt be used?
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284.   If a signal fails to work properly, what must be done?
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285.   Must Signalmen observe that indication of signals correspond with position of levers? xZ^^-^cc- iZ^t
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286.   May Signalmen make any unauthorized alterations or additions to the plant?
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287. What is necessary in case of derailments, or if switch is run through, or if track or plant is damaged?
288. If necessary to disconnect a switch, what must be done? ^
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289.    (a)   When must special care be used in operating switches?
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(b)   If the clearing force is not on hand promptly when required, what must be done?
290.    (a)   If appliances fail what must be done? ^7/ y •   A,       j       j
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(b)  Who are permitted to make repairs?
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(c)   In what condition must glasses in signals be kept?    /*>#& /> S j
291.   If switches or signals are undergoing repairs, when may signals be given for any movement affected
  by such repairs? , y^ / *jL
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292.    (a)   What must Signalmen observe when trains are passing?
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(b)  Should there be any indications of danger, what is required of Signalman?
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293.   What is required of Signalman if he knows a train has parted?   /C£
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294.    (a)   Must Signalmen have proper appliances for hand signaling ready for immediate use?*—€/£&& ,
630
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(b) When may hand signals for switch movements be given?    (^jUcy <^^J ^^^Z^^^y^      X^*
(c) How must hand signals be given?   ^L~ ^*z^c^£ &c^       TT&^s "Aj^**^ XAjt^ Ss^-^AZ-
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Lat does hand signaling include?   j&*~~*X -/J?* ^    Aza^X - £•_ - ^        m   y       CA
(d)  What does hand signaling include?   ~&%>^> ~/^*f
295.    (a)   What is required when necessary to discontinue the use of any fixed signal?  f -     ^0
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(b)  How will trains be forwarded when home signal cannot be cleared?   /^^        tz^cJtx    yZ?2**-   'jA)
296.   Who is responsible for the care of interlocking plant and supplies?
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297.   How must lights in interlocking stations be placed?
299.    (a)   When a stop signal is disregarded, what must be done? ,   ^^^X^e^A *   /7*X?£   XASc__
~**A '^^^^ ^ ^j^^^^-c^w (fi^X^^^
(b)  When signals aj^app^fently disregarded, what must be done?     }XACe      XS^cS-#-y<^ *
300.    (a)   Who is permitted in interlocking station?
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(b)  What is required when Signalman is relieved?     ^ -^t^oiiy    y-^-uy^^t   &_   /x £2^<^
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