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RTOMan

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  1. Been reading this thread since the beginning good to see folks are learning and people are getting posted.. Just REMEMBER there is no stupid question ask ask ask.. Over here in the B Div there are lots of knowledgeable folks who are more than willing to help..... Oh and be very Mindful what is said on the radio they are sending TSSs out there to check up on those who "should know" and act on the radio like they do not know.. Never get RCC involved with things that are simple and easy to figure out....
  2. For those in this post who are YX and are working Queens Espiecally switching at 179.. If you have a relay on Two track ...Here’s a little rhyme that will help... “Red Circle K no IJ” You cannot Key those.. Please Utlize that lever associated with said Signal thanks!...
  3. There is a switch just south of 18th street on 1 track going to 3 track.. The one shot is there to prevent homesignal overrun if the signal is at danger... It also slows down the express because of said switch...
  4. No you are not supposed to.. They will focus on the rules you should know during your training... Yet after you get your feet wet with things start to read up on them when you can... I suggest you wait till after you get out of Schoolcar... You should be in month number two now...
  5. Well said brother couldn't have said it better myself... They have radar guns all over the place down here and its for a reason... Some people get thrown by reckless TO's, Bad trackage or yes even customer complaints about the trains going through the area.. You got five minutes due to "road conditions" for a lateness at gap stations and terminals... They add that time and yes its a on time railroad on paper... You can follow every speed sign and be on time but usually there is something along ones route that prevents that. Its just how things work in the Land of Non CBTC...
  6. 17 Years a Train Operator follows every speed Sign... There are LOTS of us down here who follow them those are the ones you don't notice that means they doing their Job...
  7. Oh my mistake yer talking Southbound... Its 36 Mph past the timers at 63rd and Grand into Roosevelt...
  8. Two Minutes?? How about train right behind that train...
  9. VERY reckless.. Thats why 2 Bway is standing room only sadly... I tell it to New TOs all the time.. If you come down here with that "Need for speed" attitude you gonna see Mike Lenny and Chris and Company soon enough.. Oh wait Ms Gibbs first because most likely they still on probation...
  10. We slow down because the Speed gets reduced from 45 Mph At 65th street to 35 Mph on that Curve.... You can throw people in the back end of the train if you take that curve at 45 mph...
  11. Fixed?? This is how they want it.... I go through that five days a week and its the same story unless there is No train in front of you this is the Norm...
  12. You just dropped the Mike... Very good explanation! 👍🏾 I know about that switch just south of 75th ave all too well...
  13. Actually Coolcar is a very Set Schedule... They give it to you so you have a idea what and where you going... Even With Posting you get a Schedule.. Weekends off Mostly.. Until the Yard Extra insanity starts.. Then they play games, changing tours days off and the Like, it kinda gets you ready for that extra extra life... That's when the real FUN BEGINS....
  14. Maybe I looked at it wrong are the walls set up on both sides as well? Then yes it’s just a normal speed situation for a station stop...
  15. Ill say this Andy is prob pissed over this.. Its basically a slap in his face if you ask me..
  16. I think if they have workers behind those walls there is adjacent track flagging... My guess is they have that wall up to hold back dust from the work and too keep folks out looking to steal chit...
  17. That is basically what you said....
  18. It happens nothing can be done about somebody who decides to take their life put the train in the Hole and deal with aftermath.. Just follow procedures...

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