Check to ensure deck height differences do not exceed 4". For deck height differences between 3” and 4”, confirm a spotter is used to ensure the vehicles can be safely unloaded for each vehicle type. Measurements are taken from multi-level deck (A, B or C) to top of rail. Repeat on adjacent multi-level. Difference in measurements equals variance.
Verify that 24 end doors are fully opened. On Radial doors ensure that lower locking pins are in door lock retainer. On RAVE doors ensure that door lock assemblies are fully engaged.
Is hand brake set on all multi-levels spotted?
Are multi-levels placed properly for unloading according to the green seal placement?
Is track protection in place for all railcars prior to beginning work on the cars?
A spotter is needed when there is a deck height difference of how many inches?
When a 53" bridge plate is being used at a junction what the required measurements to
END DOOR/BRIDGE PLATE PROCEDURES
On multi-levels with end doors, are end doors opened and properly stored