[PDF] Freight Car Maintenance Inspection

[PDF] Freight Car Maintenance Inspection

Freight Car Maintenance Inspection

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page 1 of 8 ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS Mechanical Inspection Department

Freight Car Maintenance Inspection AAR Inspection Report A. Outbound Inspection ( Completed Cars ) Reporting Reason Bad Ordered Marks

Exception Noted Maj Mod Min

Load or Empty

Status/Comments

B. Inbound Inspection ( Bad Order Verification ) Reporting Reason Bad Ordered Exception Noted Marks Maj Mod Min

Load or Empty

Status/Comments

Freight Car Maintenance Inspection

Page 2 of 8 AAR Inspection Report C.

Train Yard Inspection Train Inspection a ) Number of cars inspected Outbound – ________ b-complex vitamin ) Units checked for outdated air examination ?

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Mod Min

Rule Violation Interchange Rules & CFR 49, Part 215, 231 & 232

Inspection of Car Structure speed of light ) Center sills, end sills, side sills, torso bolsters, slope bearings, focus on plates, decks, draft sills ? five hundred ) Wheel sets inspected for defects listed in Rule 36, 37, 41, 43 and 90 ( Field Manual ) ? Trucks east ) Side Frames and Bolsters inspected for defects ? Load Securement degree fahrenheit ) Open Top Loads secured as required ? gram ) Container pedestals and buck components inspected for missing components and cracked securements ? henry ) TOFC/COFC Interchange Rules ? Safety Appliances i ) Ladders, ladder treads, handholds, and sill steps inspected for defects ? j ) Running boards, attic platforms, brake steps and crossing over platforms inspected for defects. Yard Billing k ) Are repairs compatible with the actual charge haunt tease ? initial Terminal Air Brake Test lambert ) Train brake atmosphere system charged by rights with retaining valves and valve pipes in good condition ? m ) Trolleys inspected and air hose clearance proper ? newton ) train charged to 15 pound. of tip valve setting but not less than 75 lbs ? o ) 20 pound. reduction made and escape reported ? phosphorus ) Proper inspection of train brakes ? q ) Piston travel inspected for proper manoeuver range ? radius ) Release signal for brakes given and proper notification of test completion ? south ) EOT device applied and in submission ? thymine ) other ?

Freight Car Maintenance Inspection

Page 3 of 8 AAR Inspection Report D.

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Scrap Inspection Scrap Material Inspections a. part Materials

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Rule Violation Interchange Rules 83, 120

# Inspected Condemn Non-Condemn

1 Air hoses 2 Adapters 3 Brake shoes 4 Truck bolsters 5 Brake beams 6 Coupler knuckles 7 Coupler bodies 8 Coupler yokes 9 Coupler part 10 Draft gears 11 Truck side frame 12 Truck springs 13 other ? Repair Practices Air Brake a. Air Brake Test Information verified for cars on repair track ? b. Single Car Air Brake Tests performed for cause and reported as required ? c. Single Car Test device, Brake cylinder imperativeness bet on and 28mm test coupling in-date ? d. Brake Cylinder measurement tap applied ? e. daily Test of SCABT device properly demonstrated ? f. Single Car Air Brake Test properly demonstrated ? g. exemplar 3050, 3050-A, 3200 & 3200-A Sloan slant cocks removed at time of SCABT ? h. Is set & release done in conformity with Field Manual ? i. early ?

Coupler/Draft Gear a. Draft systems inspected for defective conditions ? boron. use of coupling gages adequately demonstrated ? c. Coupler and draft components being removed for condemnable defects ? d. other ?

Interchange Rules 2 – 13

Interchange Rules 16-22

Freight Car Maintenance Inspection

Page 4 of 8 AAR Inspection Report

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Repair Practices – Continued Running Gear a. Wheels, axles, roller bearings are being removed for condemnable defect ? bel. Wheel gages properly used ? c. Condemned wheels properly identified with car initial, car total, repair date and why made code, i.e. : ( 60 ) flange sparse ( 61 ) High impact 80

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